Watch: Incredible time lapse shows snow storm approaching Seattle

Clouds approach Seattle ahead of an incoming batch of snow. (Photo courtesy: Don Jensen)

As the clouds rolled in ahead of Thursday night's snowfall, local photographer Don Jensen went out to West Seattle to film the storm's approach.

What he got was photography gold:

Quite the variance of weather conditions there, with upper level winds blowing clouds west to east (the camera is facing east), with the storm then rolling in from the south. Meanwhile, Don was probably experiencing easterly winds standing there on the shoreline.

Also watch for the dramatic "mammatus" clouds toward the end -- signifying a very turbulent atmosphere.

If you liked that, Jensen also published a version that has a tighter focus on Seattle:

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