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Cirrus High elevations High elevations Feathery/ wispy with ice crystals Feathery/ wispy with ice crystals Fair weather Fair weather
Cumulus Medium elevations Medium elevations Puffy, lumpy looking Puffy, lumpy looking Fair weather Fair weather
Stratus Low elevation Low elevation Layers covering a large area Layers covering a large area Rain or snow Rain or snow
-nimbus Means rain Means rain ex. Cumulonimbus or nimbostratus ex. Cumulonimbus or nimbostratus
Cumulonimbus Thunderhead Thunderhead May accompany cold front May accompany cold front
Alto- Clouds formed 2-6 km in atmosphere Clouds formed 2-6 km in atmosphere Ex. Altocumulus or alto stratus Ex. Altocumulus or alto stratus
Fog Clouds that form at or near the ground Clouds that form at or near the ground
Clouds and Weather Prediction
Weather use appropriate tools to measure temperature and precipitation use appropriate tools to measure temperature and precipitation match cloud type.
Weather Part 3 The Clouds.
Warm air is forced upwards Meets up with cold air Then both cool and condense around dust particles.
C LOUDS. WHAT IS A CLOUD? A collection of water droplets Why White? -They are white, because they reflect the color of the sun. Why Gray? – They are gray.
Clouds 2 nd Grade Frisco ISD. Cirrus Cirrus - Latin for "curl of hair". High, wispy, icy clouds. Usually very thin.
Clouds Clouds are classified by their shapes, elevation, and their associated weather conditions and patterns. Clouds that form from the condensation of.
What do clouds have to do with weather? What is it? - A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
Up in the clouds …. How are clouds formed? Warm moist air rises because it is less dense. As it rises it cools and becomes more dense so it can’t hold.
Analyze and interpret data from weather conditions, weather maps, satellites, and radar to predict local weather patterns and conditions.
Cloud Classification system Use the arrow right to move the slide to the next page. Use the arrow to the left to move the side to the previous page.
Types of Clouds Learning Objective: Describe condensation and contrast different clouds by height and description.
Clouds and Precipitation. Cloud Naming Prefix indicates height – Cirro high, 5-13 km – Alto middle, 2-5 km – (none) low, 0-2 km Name for appearance.
Water in the Atmosphere. Key Terms to understand The Water Cycle Evaporation - Condensation – process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become.
Is a cloud just a cloud? Different types of clouds in the sky indicate different types of weather.
CLOUD FORMATION There are 3 things required for clouds to form:
A Look at Weather. Clouds Clouds help meteorologists make a weather forecast. Certain clouds show what weather will happen soon. Types of Clouds:
Revised and edited by Tracy Sikes, Mount Bethel Elementary.
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