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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 ...

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

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Feb 21, 2013 ... Cloud-watching has been a well-loved activity for thousands of years. This week, discover the stratus cloud.

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 ...

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 ...

Cloud Classifications and Characteristics

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warm front approaches, cirrus clouds tend to thicken into cirrostratus, which may, in turn, thicken and lower into altostratus, stratus, and even nimbostratus.

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 ...

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 ...

What are stratus clouds made of? | Reference.com

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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 ...

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 ...

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Stratus clouds are low-level cloud characterized by horizontal layering with a uniform base, as opposed to convective or cumuliform clouds that are formed by  ... More »
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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...

Cloud Image Gallery | UCAR Center for Science Education

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Altocumulus clouds · Altostratus clouds · Cirrocumulus clouds · Cirrostratus clouds · Cirrus Clouds · Cumulonimbus clouds · Cumulus clouds · How Clouds Form.