By Darvon

High Clouds

kn & upward ( @ 6km is when tmp reaches freezing)

-small amount of h20 vapor & low temps

-thin, white & composed of ice

Cirrus,Cirrocumulus, and Cirrostratus

Middle Clouds


composed of h20

altocumulus→settled weather

altostratus→ changing weather

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Low Clouds

2km & below

occur as general overcast often widespread &

are associated with somber skies & drizzly rain stratus

statocumlus,stratonimbus→rain clouds

Vertical Clouds

low bases but reaches of 15km

indicatd very active vertical movement in the air Cumulus& Cumolonimous→ storm clouds


clouds that are low to the ground