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These Videos Of Storm Clouds Moving Through L.A. Are Mesmerizing

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While thunderstorms, rain and hail moved through parts of SoCal yesterday (we're looking at you Antelope Valley), we had something a bit more calmer in Central Los Angeles that made for some great time lapse videos.

Shorealone Films posted this nearly minute-long, time-lapse clip on Flickr of thunderstorm clouds moving over Glendale on Thursday. It's pretty mesmerizing watching the puffy clouds circle around like plumes of white smoke:

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Aaron Holmes also published his cool three-minute YouTube video on Reddit, showing stormy clouds moving over the beautiful Hollyiwood skyline. He took a photo every 10 seconds over the course of about three hours, and then stitched the photos together into a video:

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As for the rest of the weekend, AccuWeather.com reports that it'll be smooth sailing from here on out. The downtown L.A. area will be in the mid-80s and the coast around the upper 70s. Basically, it's time you get your picnicking on.