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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nimbostratus_cloud

Nimbostratus is a stratiform genus formerly classified as "Family C" low-level, but now ... rising warm air mass creates nimbostratus along with shallower stratus clouds producing less rain, these clouds being preceded by higher-level clouds ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cloud_types

Extreme: Noctilucent. High: Cirrus, cirrocumulus, cirrostratus. Middle: Altocumulus, altostratus. .... Isolated cirrus do not bring rain; however, large amounts of cirrus can indicate an approaching storm system eventually followed by fair weather.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cumulus_cloud

Cumulo- means "heap" or "pile" in Latin. Cumulus clouds are often described as " puffy", ... Normally, cumulus clouds produce little or no precipitation, but they can grow into the precipitation-bearing congestus or cumulonimbus clouds. ... Rain forms in a cumulus cloud via a process involving two non-discrete stages. The first ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/cloud

Clouds that produce rain and snow fall into this category. ("Nimbus" comes from the Latin word for "rain.") Two examples are the nimbostratus or cumulonimbus ...

www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/clouds/cloudwise/types.html

Altostratus clouds do not produce a halo phenomenon nor are the shadows of ... Altostratus, This is a dark gray cloud layer diffused by falling rain or snow.

sciencing.com/type-clouds-rain-clouds-8261472.html

Apr 25, 2017 ... Nimbus clouds bring rain. Rain clouds are called nimbus clouds. Nimbus is an ancient Latin word meaning "rain storm." Nimbus clouds carry ...

www.kidzworld.com/article/1352-what-are-clouds

There's an old proverb that goes, "A ring around the sun or moon brings rain or ... Cumulonimbus (Cb): The cloud that produces showers and thunderstorms.

www.weatherworksinc.com/cloud-types

Nov 26, 2014 ... Did you know that different clouds are precursors to specific types of ... clouds can last for days and bring cool temperatures, persistent rain, ...

weatherfarm.com/2014/03/which-clouds-produce-rain

It may be optimistic to consider rain clouds given the everlasting winter grip on the Prairies, but they would be a welcome sight for many drought-stricken parts of  ...