ASTB

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  1. STRATUS
    Low level clouds that are thick to thin layer with undefined edges
  2. ALTOSTRATUS
    Thin clouds that are middle level
  3. CIRRUS
    High level clouds that are generally thin, curly or wispy
  4. DEVELOPMENT CUMULUS
    Clouds with vertical movement...create storms
  5. CUMULUS
    Puffy clouds
  6. HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS (3)
    • 1. Cirrus
    • 2. Cirrostratus
    • 3. Cirrocumulus
  7. MID LEVEL CLOUDS (2)
    1. Altocumulus

    2. Altostratus
  8. CLOUDS WITH VERTICAL DEVELOPMENT (2)
    1. Fair weather clouds

    2. Cumulonimbus
  9. LOW LEVEL (2)
    1. Stratocumulus

    2. Stratus
  10. Cumulonimbus
    From the ground up to 50,000 feet which will bring storms
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Card Set
ASTB
Description
AVIATION CLOUDS AND THEIR CHARACTERISTICS
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