Clouds

By: Dalton Grove

High Clouds---6 km

-Small amount of water vapor and low temperatures due to the altitude

Middle Clouds---2-6 km

-Composed of liquid water vapor

Low Clouds--- 2 km

-Sometimes occur as individual clouds but more often appear as general overcast

-Often widespread and are associated with somber skies and drizzly rain

Vertical Clouds--- extend as much as 15 km

-Indicate very active vertical movements in the air

Fog

-A cloud on the ground and there are four types

  1. Radiation Fog
  2. Advection Fog
  3. Upslope Fog
  4. Evaporation Fog