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Stratus cloud - Wikipedia

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Stratus clouds are low-level clouds 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

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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 ...

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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.

Clouds - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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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 - A blanket of clouds - Quatr.us

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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 over the cold air ...

Stratus clouds - USATODAY.com

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Oct 16, 2005 ... 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 ...

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

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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 ...

Stratus clouds - Met Office

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Jul 25, 2016 ... How do stratus clouds form? Stratus clouds form in calm, stable conditions when gentle breezes raise cool, moist air over colder land or ocean ...

Stratus Clouds - Enviropedia

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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 ...

Why do stratus clouds form? How do they differ from other types of ...

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Sep 5, 2016 ... Stratus clouds form when there is a significant amount of moisture in the lower troposphere. Low temperatures of rising air parcels flatten out ...