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What are cirrus clouds?

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Answered 2015-06-03 14:20:34

Cirrus clouds are thin, white clouds that have a wispy, feathery appearance. They form at heights of 25,000 feet or more. They are composed of tiny ice crystals, and are associated with fair or pleasant weather. They have a hair-like appearance, and the curled-up ends are very common features.

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