Cirrus (cloud classification symbol: Ci) is a genus of atmospheric cloud generally
characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving the type its name from the Latin ...
The most common form of high-level clouds are thin and often wispy cirrus clouds
. Typically found at heights greater than 20,000 feet (6,000 meters), cirrus ...
Cirrus (Ci) - the name derives from the Latin cirrus = curl of hair, tuft or wisp.
Cirrus cloud is a member of the ten fundamental cloud types (or cloud genera)
Cirrus clouds are made of ice crystals and look like long, thin, wispy white
streamers high in the sky. They are commonly known as "mare's tails" because
Sep 25, 2007 ... Cirrus clouds are the most common of the High Cloud (5000-13000m) group.
They are composed entirely of ice and consist of long, thin, wispy ...
Clouds move with the wind. High cirrus clouds are pushed along by the jet
stream, sometimes traveling at more than 100 miles-per-hour. When clouds are
Feb 12, 2016 ... Cirrus at Sunset Outside of Pittsburgh, PA. July 10, 2010. Beautiful cirrus clouds
stretch across the sky. Photo by Amy Lankey.
May 9, 2013 ... Cirrus clouds are the wispy clouds that form at high altitudes. A new study looks
at how they form and how this changes scientists' view of these ...
Cirrus clouds are a type of cloud commonly observed in the sky. In this lesson,
you will learn more about what cirrus clouds are, and also how to...
Cirrus (Ci). Description: Fibrous, threadlike, white feather clouds of ice crystals,
whose form resembles hair curls. Origin: By turbulence when strong vertical ...