Clouds "Sky Ponds"

By: Grant

Clouds

Clouds are masses of condensed water vapor (water droplets) floating in the atmosphere. There are many types of clouds such as "Cumulus, Stratus,Cirrus,Cumulonimbus and Nimbo-stratus. Today your going to learn about them.
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Cumulonimbus

Low Level Rain clouds.Usually causes tornadoes. Usually they cause storms.

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Alto-Cumulus

Fair-Weather. Higher than normal cumulus clouds. Not highest cloud (Mid-Cumulus). Smaller than normal cumulus.
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Cirro-Cumulus

More Wispy than normal cumulus. Highest cumulus cloud (Cirro means high)
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Nimbo-Stratus

There lower than normal stratus. There very dark. Rain/Thunderstorm. Wet-Looking.
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Alto-Stratus

Mid level stratus cloud higher than normal stratus clouds.
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Cirro-Stratus

Highest level of stratus cloud. Very thin looking clouds.

Stratocumulus

Strato cumulus clouds are the lowest cumulus clouds and are usually darker than normal cumulus and wider.