Weather Cloud types M.r Harper  Oct 08
Cirrus clouds  (curl of hair) Very high, wispy, ice crystals
Cumulus clouds  (heap) Mid level, fluffy “lumps” of condensed vapor
Stratus clouds  (layer) Layers of condensed vapor.
Nimbus clouds  (rain) Clouds that may cause precipitation
 
Stratocirrus clouds (Layers of curls) Very high, icy,  layered clouds
 
 
Stratocumulus   (heaps, layers)
 
Stratonimbus   (rain layers)
Cumulonimbus  (heaps, rain) Very tall, fluffy clouds that can cause heavy rains.
 
 
 
When a cold front collides with a warm front the warm moist is pushing upwards.
When a cold front collides with a warm front the warm moist is pushing upwards.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Weather Types Of Clouds

  1. 1. Weather Cloud types M.r Harper Oct 08
  2. 2. Cirrus clouds (curl of hair) Very high, wispy, ice crystals
  3. 3. Cumulus clouds (heap) Mid level, fluffy “lumps” of condensed vapor
  4. 4. Stratus clouds (layer) Layers of condensed vapor.
  5. 5. Nimbus clouds (rain) Clouds that may cause precipitation
  6. 7. Stratocirrus clouds (Layers of curls) Very high, icy, layered clouds
  7. 10. Stratocumulus (heaps, layers)
  8. 12. Stratonimbus (rain layers)
  9. 13. Cumulonimbus (heaps, rain) Very tall, fluffy clouds that can cause heavy rains.
  10. 17. When a cold front collides with a warm front the warm moist is pushing upwards.
  11. 18. When a cold front collides with a warm front the warm moist is pushing upwards.
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