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Sky Over Fallbrook, June 3, 2009

Again, the dark cloud line that looks like distant mountains

Another different collision line

Detail of the collision line with rain generated right there. Look at the strange detail near the center

More detail

Now the clouds from the east are opening up and rain is coming from the collison line

Look at the rain coming down from an area that looks like a hole

Looks like a "fold" in the clouds

Rain coming from a dark spot

Smoke from the lightning-started fire

Only about an acre burned, thanks to a quick response

Then the helicopter showed up and dumped water on it.

The helicopter has a hose, hooked under the rear, that dumps water on fires.

Ready to circle back into the wind and dump its load. The fire was out in 15 minutes.