Clouds ☁️ By:Sabrina Miller

Stratus

Clouds that form in flat layers are called stratus clouds.

Nimbostratus

Nimbostratus clouds are a cloud of a class characterized by a formless layer that is almost uniformly dark gray

Cumulus

Cumulus clouds are fluffy rounded piles of cotton.

Altostratus

Altostratus clouds is a middle altitude cloud genus belonging to the stratiform physical category characterized by a generally uniform gray to bluish-green and sheet or layer.

Altocumulus

Altocumulus clouds is a middle-altitude cloud genus that belongs mainly to the stratocumuliform physical category characterized by globular masses or rolls in layers or patches.

Cumulonimbus

Cumulonimbus clouds is a dense towering vertical cloud associated with thunderstorms and atmospheric instability, forming from water vapor carried by powerful upward air currents.

Cirrocumulus

Cirrocumulus is one of the three main genus-types of high-altitude tropospheric clouds.

Cirrus

Cirrus clouds is a genus of atmospheric cloud generally characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving the type its name from the Latin word cirrus.

Credits:

Created with images by 3dman_eu - "clouds sky cloud" • dsearls - "2013_12_20_lax-iah-iad_42c" • JackPeasePhotography - "Nimbostratus and Stratocumulus Clouds" • Hans - "clouds sky blue" • dsearls - "2014_01_19_sunset_40" • sneetchbeach - "Altocumulus." • ikinitip - "cloud shape sky" • alana sise - "Cloud Dancers" • Mullica - "Cirrus Clouds"

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