Cloud Project Olive Flick Period 6

Cirrus clouds (6000m) indicate fair and pleasant weather, making the atmosphere stable.

Cirrostratus clouds (above 20,000m) indicate fair weather, and they are usually present 12-24 hours before a rain or snowstorm. This means that when they are present, the atmosphere is stable.

Cirrocumulus Clouds (5000-13000m) indicate fair but cool weather, making the atmosphere stable.

Altostratus clouds (2,400-6,100m) indicate that continuous rain or snow storms are approaching. When they are present, the atmosphere is stable.

Alotcumulus clouds (2,000-6,100m) indicate warm and muggy weather, meaning that the atmosphere is unstable.

Stratus Clouds (2000m) indicate a light drizzle or mist, making the atmosphere unstable.

Stratocumulus clouds (2,400m) are indicators of thunderstorms but produce no precipitation. When they are present, the atmosphere is unstable.

Nimbostratus clouds (2,000m) indicate light or moderate precipitation. When they are present, the atmosphere is unstable.

Cumulus clouds (2,000m) indicate fair weather which means that the atmosphere is stable when they are present.

Cumulonimbus clouds (460-12,190m) indicate thunderstorms meaning that the atmosphere is unstable when they are present.

Mammatus clouds (1,000-3,000m) usually indicate severe weather which means that the atmosphere is unstable when they are present.

Lenticular clouds (up to 12,000m) indicate warmer, windier weather which means that the atmosphere is unstable when they are present.

Fog clouds (ground level) indicates cold weather with high humidity. when fog is present, the atmosphere is unstable.

Contrails (7,500-12,000m) are clouds that are formed from hot air released from jet exhaust mixes with cold air that has low vapor pressure. The atmosphere is stable when they are present, and they don't cause any kind of precipitation.

Fractus clouds (2,000-3,000m) are pieces of clouds that are broken off of larger clouds. They are only present under precipitation clouds, meaning that they produce precipitation. They atmosphere is unstable when they are present.

Green clouds (1,000-3,000m) produce severe weather such as thunderstorms and hail. When they are present, the atmosphere is unstable.

Credits:

Created with images by AdinaVoicu - "sun sky cloud" • judygva (back in town and trying to catch up) - "Great Falls, Virginia, 10/24/2014" • k4dordy - "cirrus cirrostratus (9)" • dsearls - "2013_12_20_lax-iah-iad_42i" • sneetchbeach - "Altocumulus." • Nicholas_T - "Overlain" • Nicholas_T - "Spotlight" • Aloha_Mahalo - "sky clouds vast" • Sjensen~ - "Cumulonimbus in the Belt of Venus" • christianfjronacher - "clouds hills thunderstorm" • ikewinski - "Many Saucers Here" • stux - "fog outlines pine" • tpsdave - "sunset airplane aircraft" • jamie neely - "Green"

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