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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nimbostratus_cloud

Nimbostratus is a stratiform genus formerly classified as "Family C" low-level, but now ... Nimbostratus usually produces precipitation over a wide area. ... mass creates nimbostratus along with shallower stratus clouds producing less rain, these ...

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 ...

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.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.

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.

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  ...

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, ...