The weather of Grand Canyon, in a spectacular timelapse (VIDEO).

Watch a Gorgeous Timelapse of the Volatile Weather Over the Grand Canyon

Watch a Gorgeous Timelapse of the Volatile Weather Over the Grand Canyon

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May 18 2017 11:28 AM

The Clouds Roll In

Watch a gorgeous timelapse of the volatile weather over the Grand Canyon.

Sun and Clouds
Beautiful.

Harun Mehmedinovic

This video shows dramatic weather over Arizona’s Grand Canyon in a way you just can’t see by driving up to its edge, getting out of the car, and peering in for a few moments. Of course the place is always dazzling, but the drama captured in “Kaibab Elegy,” a timelapse piece by Harun Mehmedinovic of Skyglow, is something else altogether.

As wisps of cloud rise from the canyon sides, and a storm rolls into the canyon, you can practically feel the temperature drop. Fog becomes an ocean of clouds before a blazing sunset overcomes it. Some of the splendor is the music, by Pete Davis and James Banbury, but the video may change how you think of this national treasure.

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Skyglow is a crowdfunded project that captures the impact of urban light pollution in comparison to the pristine beauty of unspoiled night skies. The project is a collaboration with the non-profit International Dark-Sky Association.