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Altocumulus

  • Definition: A middle cloud, usually white or gray. Often occurs in layers or patches with wavy, rounded masses or rolls.

    Source: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere (fifth edition) by C. Donald Ahrens

  • Example: http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/%28Gh%29/guides/mtr/cld/cldtyp/mdl/altcu.rxml

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