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 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 ...
Feb 21, 2013 ... Cloud-watching has been a well-loved activity for thousands of years. This week,
discover the stratus cloud.
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.
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
warm front approaches, cirrus clouds tend to thicken into cirrostratus, which may,
in turn, thicken and lower into altostratus, stratus, and even nimbostratus.
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 ...
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 ...
Like all clouds, stratus clouds are made of water vapor, water droplets and even
ice crystals. Stratus clouds are identified not by what they are composed of, but ...
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 ...