Thin and wispy clouds that are high in the sky. They are often formed ahead of a storm (usually an advancing warm front). These clouds are thin enough that the sun and moon can usually shine light through them.
|2. ||If ____ is added to the beginning (or nimbus added to the end) of a word, the cloud is producing precipitation. |
|3. ||Clouds form when ____ takes place. |
Layered or stratified clouds. (2 words)
|7. ||____ altitude clouds are cirrus, cirrocumulus, and cirrostratus clouds. |
These clouds are thinner than the cirrostratus clouds, and mean that stormy weather is coming soon. They are below the cirrus, cirrocumulus and cirrostratus clouds.
Clouds that are high in the sky and can be a sign that precipitation is on the way. They are usually thin and often have a fibrous appearance.
|13. ||A mass of condensed water vapor, which floats in the air as tiny ice crystals. ||
|5. ||____ altitude clouds extend from the ground up to a mile and a half above the ground. They are the stratocumulus, stratus, and nimbostratus clouds. |
|6. ||The prefix given to clouds in high altitudes. |
|9. ||The prefix given to clouds from around an altitude of 6,000 feet to 20,000 feet. |
|10. ||____ altitude clouds form most of the active weather system and are the altocumulus and altostratus clouds. |
Thick gray low altitude clouds that represent dry weather.
Thick dark low altitude rain clouds. The Sun is completely blocked out of the sky.
|15. ||A Latin word that means "a pile". |
|16. ||A Latin word that means "layer". |