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Clouds

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Stratus
The cloud form that is best described as sheets or layers that cover much or all of the sky
Cumlus
The cloud form that consists of globular cloud masses that take on a billowy or "cauliflower-like" structure
Alto
This term is used to describe clouds found in the middle height range
Cirrus
High clouds that form delicate veil-like patches or extended wispy fibers
Nimbo
This term is used to describe clouds that produce precipitation.
Cumulus
These clouds are often called "fair weather" clouds
Cirrostratus
A halo around the Sun or Moon indicates that this cloud type is present
Advection
When warm moist air moves over a cold surface this fog may result
Upslope
This fog results from adiabatic cooling
Steam
Which one of the fogs listed below may be categorized as an evaporation fog