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Clouds. (How do clouds form?, cloud types based on . , In 1803 Luke Howard Used latin words to classify the 4 types of clouds. , Form in layers .
Covers large areas of the sky.
often blocks the sun or the moon.
formed by gentle lifting of large mass of air.
FOG- Stratus cloud that come in contact with the ground.
Other adjectives: sheets, or blankets , Nimbo.
When Nimbo clouds means precipitation might fall
Nimbostratus produces light heavy rain
clouds that form thunderstorms and products heavy rain. , Relative Humidity- The amount of humidity the air contains verses the amount it can actually hold. , Dew point-the temperature the air must cool to in order to be saturated and condensation to occur , Puffy, white clouds that tend to have flat bottoms .
Formed when warm air rises .
Indicates fair weather.
Other adjectives : piled, lump, billowy. , Status.
overs large areas of the sky. often blocks the sun or moon. Formed by gentle lifting of a large mass of air. FOG- Stratus cloud that comes in contact with the ground. Other adjectives: sheets , or blankets , Cirrus. Thin, feathery, white clouds.
High altitudes .
Formed when the wind is strong.
Indicated approaching bad weather.
Other adjectives: wispy looking horse tails.)