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Cirrostratus Clouds

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CIRROSTRATUS
CIRROSTRATUS

  • Ice clouds that cover the sky.
  • Precipitation possible within 15 to 25 hours if wind is steady from NE E to S.
  • Other winds could bring overcast sky.

CIRROSTRATUS
CIRROSTRATUS

  • Precipitation possible within 15 to 25 hours if wind is steady from NE E to S, or sooner if winds SE to S.
  • Other winds could bring overcast sky.

CIRROSTRATUS with Halo
CIRROSTRATUS with Halo

  • Precipitation possible within 15 to 24 hours if wind is steady from NE E to S.
  • Prismatic effect of sun or moon through ice crystals cause halo.