clouds

By: Jared Baier

high cirrus clouds

a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)

high cirrocumulus clouds

a cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples
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high cirrostratus clouds

cloud forming a thin, more or less uniform, semitranslucent layer at high altitude, usually 16,500–45,000 feet
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middle altostratus clouds

a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
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middle altrocumulus clouds

a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
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low nimbi stratus clouds

A nimbostratus cloud is characterized by a formless cloud layer that is almost uniformly dark grey. "Nimbo" is from the Latin word "nimbus", which denotes precipitation
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low stratocumulus clouds

cloud forming a low layer of clumped or broken gray masses.
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low stratus clouds

a large dark low cloud
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cumulus clouds

a globular cloud
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cumulonimbus cloud

a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
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radiation fog

is formed by the cooling of land after sunset by thermalradiation in calm conditions with clear sky.
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advection fog

a collection of liquid water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface
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upslope fog

a collection of liquid water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface
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evaporation fog

a collection of liquid water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface
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