Cloud Formations

Cloud formations are based upon their structure and the height at which they occur. As well as many of the standard cloud formations there are a huge variety of formations which come about due to quite specific environmental factors relating to temperature, winds and topography.

Arcus Cloud Formation

Roll Cloud Formation

The Arcus cloud formation presents itself as a very long and low level formation. It is usually connected with a cold front or an incoming thunderstorm. The two variations of Arcus cloud roll clouds and shelf clouds. These formations are stunning and memorable features if you ever get the opportunity to witness them. A shelf cloud is a lower, horizontal arcus cloud …

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