By: Clay Billheimer

High Clouds

6 Kilometers and upward

Small amount of water vapor and low temps

Thin, white, and composed of ice

Middle Clouds

2 - 6 kilometers

composed of H2O

Low Clouds

2 kilometers and below

occur as general overcast often widespread and are associated with somber skies and drizzly rain

Vertical Clouds

Low bases but reaches of 15 kilometers

Indicate very active vertical movement in the air


Cloud that forms on the ground