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Dean

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Cloud Types Discussions
« on: August 05, 2012, 12:43:39 am »
If you are interested in more and about the water cycle, This was just posted by CoCoRaHS.org  - the Univ. of Colorado Weather study that I take part in with the National Weather Service.  Very informative - and cute!

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=ZzY5-NZSzVw&feature=youtu.be


If you wish to see USA/ Canada rain data - drought data - etc EASILY go to www.CoCoRaHS.org and click on maps.  MY Station ID is NY-NG-2 if you wish to look at data for western New York State near Niagara Falls.
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Re: Cloud Types Discussions
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012, 07:18:12 am »
I found this cloud identification page interesting, when searching for cloud type CA. (still looking)

http://www.ec.gc.ca/meteoaloeil-skywatchers/default.asp?lang=En&n=5A0D647D-1

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Re: Cloud Types Discussions
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2012, 09:56:23 pm »
Wonderful pictures, Caro.  Thanks for posting the link.

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Re: Cloud Types Discussions
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2012, 10:45:19 pm »
That shelf cloud was scarey....looks like it might just fall on you ...eek!  great pics  8)

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Re: Cloud Types Discussions
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2012, 01:38:07 pm »
And shelf clouds *roll*.
I've encountered one a couple of years ago, when me and a couple of friends stepped out of a forest only to see one of those ominously rolling our way. Truly apocalyptic and frightening. About a minute later we were in the middle of a thunderstorm and a solid wall of water.
I've been in awe of humongous clouds ever since :).

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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2012, 06:00:01 pm »
Speaking from the North American midwest, we get massive storm cells like that on a regular though hopefully rare basis.  They are absolute beauty and power combined into something that is awe-filled and intimidating.  I love them, with a bone-deep respect.

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Re: Cloud Types Discussions
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2012, 05:14:43 pm »
Fractus clouds: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fractus_cloud

Also, there is a useful list at the end.

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Re: Cloud Types Discussions
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2012, 05:55:19 pm »
A history or the study of clouds and cloud codes.
Thank you, Propriome. :)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1256/wea.219.02/pdf

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Re: Cloud Types Discussions
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2013, 04:39:48 am »
Not wanting to cloud the listing  ;D  with to much info but here is another one.

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/cld/cldtyp/home.rxml