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 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 ...
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 ...
Cirrocumulus clouds ... How Clouds Form ... publication are those of the author(s)
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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, ...
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
Oct 2, 2008 ... Stratus clouds belong to the Low Cloud (surface-2000m up) group. They are
uniform ... Weather fronts can cause clouds to form. Fronts occur ...
May 21, 2009 ... How does hydraulic fracturing differ from traditional petroleum development
methods? ... Once the air has risen, it cools and clouds can form. ... An altostratus
cloud usually covers the whole sky and has a gray or blue-gray ...
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.
Cirrostratus are sheet-like clouds composed of ice crystals. ... [Image: halo
through the cirrostratus clouds (58K)], These high level clouds typically form
when a ...