water cycle and clouds Genelisse coSta periOd 8

Clouds are a large collection of very tiny droplets of water or ice crystals. The droplets are so small and light
Cumulus clouds are low level near the earth and they go from 8,000 to 45,000 ft they are fluffy like cotton balls and they mean the weather is fair.
Stratus clouds are Low level clouds below 8,000 ft, they are not as spreadout and they are flat.
Nibostratus clouds are Low level clouds below 8,000ft and it means it's going to rain rain or snow.
Cumulonimbus cloud is a vertical cloud but they can also go very high from 10,000 to 60,000 ft, they are the signal for thunderstorms. These clouds look like a tail towering and are flat, they have a dark base.
A altostratus cloud is a mid level and it goes from 8,000 to 20,000 ft, they are gray or white and look like a sheet of clouds.
A altocumulus cloud is a mid level cloud as well, it goes from 6,500 to 20,000 ft and it looks like a sheeps back.
A cirrocumulus cloud is a high level cloud that is goes up to 20,000 to 40,000ft high and it looks like Fish scales, ice crystals or paper ripped into little pieces and faded away
A circus cloud is a high level cloud also, it goes 20,000 ft high and it is wispy and marestails
The water cycle is the cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land, involving precipitation as rain and snow, drainage in streams and rivers, and return to the atmosphere by evaporation and transpiration.

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