By Mercedes Wolfe
3 Types of Upper Level Clouds
- Cirrus- hard winds, heavy rain, thunderstorms.
- Cirrocumulus- winter, cold weather, tropical regions- hurricanes.
- Cirrostratus- rain storm, snow storm.
2 types of Middle Level Clouds
- Altocumulus- Settled weather.
- Altostratus- Changing weather.
3 types of Lower Level Clouds
- Stratus- light mist, drizzle.
- Stratocumulus- sunny, rain rarely occurs.
- Nimbostratus- falling rain or snow.
2 Types of Vertical Clouds
- Cumulus- convection currents.
- Cumulonimbus- storm clouds.
- A cloud on the ground.
- Fog is mostly formed when southernly winds bring warm, moist air into a region, possibly ending a cold outbreak.