Cirrostratus clood

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Cirrostratus clood
Cirrostratus with mock sun.jpg
Cirrostratus wi mock sun
Abbreviation Cs
Genus Cirrus- "curl o hair" an
-stratus "layered"
Altitude Abuin 6000 m
(Abuin 20,000 ft)
Clessification Family A (Heich-level)
Appearance white veil
Precipitation clood? No, but uisually signal the approach o a waurm front.

Cirrostratus /ˌsɪrˈstrɑːtəs/ clood is a heich,very thin, generally uniform stratiform genus-teep, componed o ice-crystals. It is difficult tae detect an is capable o formin halos when the clood taks the form o thin cirrostratus nebulosus.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. World Meteorological Organization, ed. (1975). Cirrostratus, International Cloud Atlas (PDF). I. pp. 29–31. ISBN 92-63-10407-7. Retrieved 26 August 2014.