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  • Cloud types

    1. 1. CLOUD TYPES By Hannah, Cassidy, Kelly, and Tommy
    2. 2. CIRRUS CLOUDS Cirrus clouds are the type of cloud that is very wispy and large. Cirrus clouds usually do not associate with rain. They are as high as 20,000 feet in the air. This kind of cloud is usually white. Cirrus Cloud From Weather Wiz Kids Small Cirrus From Wiz kids Wispy Cloud From Cloud Types
    3. 3. CUMULUS CLOUDS Did you know that the Cumulus cloud is the puffy clouds you see? The Cumulus clouds may be 1,000 meters (about 3,000 ft) high. Cumulus Clouds from Wikipedia
    4. 4. THE CUMULUS CLOUD SOMETIMES LOOK LIKE THIS: The Cumulus cloud mostly looks like a big ball of a puffy clouds all in one. The most times you would usually see a Cumulus cloud is on a sunny day. Cumulus clouds the top right is from Wikipedia bottom one from USA today top left from USA today
    5. 5. CUMULONIMBUS Cumulonimbus are thunderstorm clouds. Made by cumulus clouds. They produce lightning, tornados and thunder. These clouds mean bad weather. Cumulonimbus clouds are about 300 meters off the ground from there dark bases (or 1000 feet). Large amounts of energy is made by the condensations of water vapor inside the cumulonimbus cloud.Cumulonimbus top from Cumulonimbus Pic S’COOL Cumulonimbus cloud from From Cloud Types Wikipedia
    6. 6. CUMULONIMBUS High winds can flatten the top of a cumulonimbus cloud. When that happens it looks like a anvil like shape. The anvil shaped cloud usually points in the way it is moving. Cumulonimbus Cumulonimbus clouds are cloud pic from Weather Wiz bigger and more vertically Cumulus pic Kids made than cumulus. from Cloud Cumulonimbus from Cloud Types Types Classification
    7. 7. STRATUS CLOUDS Stratus clouds are clouds that usually cover the whole sky. They resemble fog, and are one of the “lower” clouds. They can be up to 6,000 feet in the air. They sometimes produce a slight drizzle or sprinkle. This type of cloud is mostly grey. Stratus Cloud From Weather Wiz Kids Fog Another Stratus From Cloud Types From Cloud Types

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