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By Irma | irma love photography | 28 Jul 2020


#5 a liitle bit about the clouds

Altocumulus clouds are the most common clouds in the middle atmosphere. You'll recognize them as white or gray patches that dot the sky in large, rounded masses or clouds that are aligned in parallel bands. They look like the wool of sheep or scales of mackerel fish—hence their nicknames "sheep backs" and "mackerel skies."

Telling Altocumulus and Stratocumulus Apart

Altocumulus and stratocumulus are often mistaken. Besides altocumulus being higher up in the sky, another way to tell them apart is by the size of their individual cloud mounds. Place your hand up to the sky and in the direction of the cloud; if the mound is the size of your thumb, it's altocumulus. (If it's closer to fist-size, it's probably stratocumulus.)

When You'll See Them

Altocumulus are often spotted on warm and humid mornings, especially during summer. They can signal thunderstorms to come later in the day. You may also see them out ahead of cold fronts, in which case they signal the onset of cooler temperatures.

 

https://www.thoughtco.com/types-of-clouds-recognize-in-the-sky-4025569

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Not a big traveler, nature lover, not a unicorn feeder. Day time - mum of two, night - dream chaser.

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