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Cirrus Clouds

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CIRRUS Unicus

  • High ice clouds.
  • Good weather possible if winds from W NW to N.
  • Precipitation possible within 20 to 30 hours if wind is steady from NE E to S.

CIRRUS above 45°
CIRRUS above 45°

  • High ice clouds.
  • Good weather possible if winds from W NW to N.
  • Precipitation possible within 20 to 30 hours if wind is steady from NE E to S.

CIRRUS Fibratus
CIRRUS fibratus

  • Ice clouds.
  • Good weather possible if winds from W NW to N.
  • Precipitation possible within 20 to 30 hours if wind is steady from NE E to S.

CIRRUS Spissatus
CIRRUS spissatus

  • Ice clouds.
  • Good weather possible if winds from W NW to N.
  • Precipitation possible within 20 to 30 hours if wind is steady from NE E to S.

ALTOCUMULUS and CIRRUS at Sunset
ALTOCUMULUS and CIRRUS at sunset

  • Middle water and ice clouds with brilliant white background.
  • Precipitation possible within 20 to 24 hours if winds are from NE E to S.