Web Results

Stratus cloud

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratus_cloud

Stratus clouds are low-level cloud characterized by horizontal layering with a uniform base, ... fog-like cloud. While light rain may fall, this cloud does not indicate much meteorological activity....

How do stratus clouds form? | Reference.com

www.reference.com/science/stratus-clouds-form-61c65b0fe526016

Stratus clouds are formed when an upward-moving current of air collides with a thinner layer of air above it, causing water drops to form. The name "stratus ...

Clouds!

weather.ou.edu/~smglenn/clouds.html

Precipitation normally does not occur with this cloud, although drizzle or mist ... resembles fog, and occasionally when fog lifts, it will form a stratus cloud deck.

Stratus Clouds: Definition & Facts - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

study.com/academy/lesson/stratus-clouds-definition-facts.html

There are four main types of clouds: cirro-form, cumulo-form, strato-form, and nimbo-form. This lesson focuses on strato-form clouds, also known as stratus ...

Clouds And How They Form | UCAR Center for Science Education

scied.ucar.edu/shortcontent/how-clouds-form

But how does the water and ice that makes up clouds get into the sky? ... Some clouds, such as lenticular and stratus clouds, form when wind blows into the side  ...

Clouds - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-clouds.htm

Cloud Why do clouds form at different heights in the atmosphere? ... Cirrostratus clouds usually come 12-24 hours before a rain or snow storm. Cirrostratus ...

Stratus Clouds - Enviropedia

www.enviropedia.org.uk/Weather/Stratus_Clouds.php

Stratus clouds form a low layer that can cover the entire sky like a blanket, bringing generally gray and dull weather. Stratus clouds may form only a few hundred ...

Common Cloud Names, Shapes, and Altitudes - Nenes

nenes.eas.gatech.edu/Cloud/Clouds.pdf

cooling. Stratus clouds are the lowest forming and are often ... Similar to cumulus clouds in form and composition, ... but being so high up, they do make for nice.

Sky Watching: Stratus Clouds | The Weather Channel

weather.com/sports-recreation/outdoors/news/sky-watching-stratus-20130219

Feb 21, 2013 ... Stratus clouds are low clouds that produce a hazy, gray veil with a uniform base throughout the sky. They do not usually produce precipitation, ...

Cirrostratus Clouds: sheet-like and nearly transparent

ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gl)/guides/mtr/cld/hgh/crss.rxml

Cirrostratus are sheet-like clouds composed of ice crystals. ... [Image: halo through the cirrostratus clouds (58K)], These high level clouds typically form when a ...

More Info

Stratus clouds - USATODAY.com

usatoday30.usatoday.com

Stratus clouds also form when a layer of air is cooled from below to its ... Altostratus clouds do not allow enough sunlight to break through the cloud to form any ...

Stratus clouds - A blanket of clouds - Quatr.us

quatr.us

5 days ago ... Usually stratus clouds and fog form when it has been cold out and then warmer, wet air blows in. As the warm air flows over the cold ground or ...

Ten Basic Cloud Types - National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

www.srh.noaa.gov

Detached clouds in the form of white, delicate filaments, mostly white patches or ... Altostratus clouds do not produce a halo phenomenon nor are the shadows of  ...