You will want to see this for some inspiration - desert southwest monsoon season video:
Oh and if you liked it, you may want to check out this one as well from the same creator:
Lovely footage! :)
Inspiring and humbling.
Don't know if read the descriptions for the movies, but it amazes me how much work went into this. Months of covering thousands of miles looking for storms and recording time lapses, then cutting it all together and even creating music for it. Just fascinates me, I never have enough patience just to go through my own shots to edit and share them... Sad, really.