Plain blue skies are dull, and cameras know it for sure. Heavy dark clouds filling the sky should be a sign for staying nice and warm inside for most people, it is totally understandable; but not for the likes of us crazy photographers that love adventure and unique scenery.
This sort of imagery requires some patience and keeping your eyes on the weather as well. It is easier when storm season is just right on your front door. Whenever you feel like a storm might be approaching near the horizon, that's when you need to take some action.
Here are some quick tips and you'll manage to capture highly dramatic landscapes while keeping your camera nice and dry.