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