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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  ...

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 - 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 ...

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. The droplets ... Stratus clouds are uniform grayish clouds that often cover the entire sky.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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...

Stratus Clouds - City of Portsmouth

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These pictures show stratus clouds. Stratus clouds are the low clouds. Fog is a stratus cloud at ground level. They look like a low gray blanket. Stratus clouds ...

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Stratus Clouds
Stratus (weather symbol - St) clouds consist of water droplets and belong to the Low Cloud (surface-2000m up) group. They are uniform gray in color and can cover most or all... More »
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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 ...

Cloud Image Gallery | UCAR Center for Science Education

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Cumulus clouds. How Clouds Form. Nimbostratus clouds. Sizes of Aerosols, Raindrop and Cloud Droplets. Stratocumulus clouds. Stratus clouds ...

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 ...