We’re just going to say it… this is better than nearly every cat video on the Internet. Watching an unedited clip of a desert flash flood, especially one of this magnitude, never gets old. The video, captured by rafters during a June 2015 cloudburst in the Grand Canyon, reminds us (again) of the raw power a rainstorm in the Southwest’s redrock landscape. Only a few of us will be lucky enough to experience one of these rare events in person, but we can all take a moment to appreciate their phenomenal beauty.

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