Clouds And Precipitation

Tylor Mccabe, Mike Folsom, Justin Fresco

What types of clouds are at high altitudes?

There are three types of clouds at high altitudes. There are the cirrus, cirrostratus, and the cirrocumulus clouds.

Which are the only clouds to have vertical developmet?

These are two clouds that have Vertical development. They are the cumulus and the cumulonimbus.

Dust, smoke, salt and sand are examples of what (term)?

The term for dust, smoke, sand and salt is condensation neclei.

What determines the type of precipitation that falls to the surface?

For what determines the type of precipitation is the temperature on the surface.

What do you call a stratus cloud that is on the ground?

Stratus cloud is also called "Fog" which forms really close to the ground. It forms from moisture when the air is cooled from below.

Citations

"Weather Wiz Kids Weather Information for Kids." Weather Wiz Kids Weather Information for Kids. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013.  "Exploring Weather Hurricanes Tornadoes Thunderstorms Floods Winter Storms Forecasting." Exploring Weather Hurricanes Tornadoes Thunderstorms Floods Winter Storms Forecasting. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013.