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Found at very low levels (less than 2000 meters, or 6500 feet), stratus clouds are thick, large, heavy-looking gray clouds that dominate the sky. Precipitation ...

Stratus clouds - USATODAY.com

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Stratus clouds are uniform gray clouds that usually cover the entire sky. They can form when very weak, upward vertical air currents lift a thin layer of air high ...

What are some facts about stratus clouds? | Reference.com

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Stratus clouds are low-level, grey, fog-like clouds that often encompass the entire sky. They are uniform, often forming low-hanging shelves which lead to ...

Clouds - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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A cloud is a large collection of very tiny droplets of water or ice crystals. ... Altostratus clouds often form ahead of storms with continuous rain or snow. Altostratus ...

Cloud Classifications and Characteristics

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turn, thicken and lower into altostratus, stratus, and even nimbostratus. Finally, cirrocumulus clouds are layered clouds permeated with small cumuliform.

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 ...

Sky Watching: Stratus Clouds | The Weather Channel - Weather.com

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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, ...

The cloud classification system - Australian Severe Weather

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Altostratus refers to middle level cloud that appears as a flat, smooth dark grey sheet. These clouds are most often observed as large ...

Stratus Clouds - Windows to the Universe

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Oct 2, 2008 ... Stratus clouds belong to the Low Cloud (surface-2000m up) group. They are uniform gray in color and can cover most or all of the sky. Stratus ...

Common Cloud Names, Shapes, and Altitudes - Nenes

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Stratus Clouds. (“The clouds that weigh heavily on your mood”). Fast Facts: Typical Altitude: 0-6,500 ft. Location: Worldwide, but especially common around ...

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Stratus clouds - A blanket of clouds - Quatr.us

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If you see stratus clouds, that's the time to get inside and stay there. Stratus clouds mean rain if it is warm and snow if it is cold. They look like a huge gray blanket ...

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

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This lesson explores stratus clouds, one of the four main types of clouds. You will learn how to spot a stratus cloud in the sky and discover how...

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 ...