high clouds

high clouds

[′hī ¦klau̇dz]
(meteorology)
Types of clouds whose mean lower level is above 20,000 feet (6100 meters); principal clouds in this group are cirrus, cirrocumulus, and cirrostratus.
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26 (Petra) -- Relatively hot conditions are expected to prevail Monday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be hot in other parts of the Kingdom with high clouds and northwesterly moderate to brisk winds mainly in the eastern regions, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).
Some high clouds may lead to local light rains in the afternoon, while temperatures will climb to 35C inland, 32C at the south and east coasts, 28C in other coastal areas and 26C in the mountains.
Broken high clouds, more considerable cloudiness in the western part of the country.
NNA - The weather for Sunday is expected to be partly cloudy to cloudy with medium to high clouds, and a limited rise in temperature and low humidity.
The research lead by Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist Hui Su revealed current climate models are underestimating the decreases in high clouds in these regions.
RAMALLAH, April 10, 2017 (WAFA) - Weather on Monday is pleasant in the mountains and coastal areas and warm in the Jordan Valley with some medium to high clouds, according to the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD).
Met Office meteorologist Emma Sharples said the spectacular view was a result of high clouds over the city coupled with cold, clean air.
With expectation of some moderate and high clouds, there would be winds with light to moderate north westerly to northerly, Karam pointed out.
They found what they consider definitive evidence of high clouds blanketing the planet and hiding information about the composition and behavior of the lower atmosphere and surface.
PNN A significant drop in temperature on Tuesday, yet remaining above seasonal average by around 2 degrees Celsius accompanied by high clouds, according to the Palestine Weather Service.
Cirrus, or high clouds, are at levels five miles or more above Earth.
Divided into sections devoted to low, middle, and high clouds, this field guide to the skies includes such details as the ferocious, storm-producing capabilities of the cumulonimbus, the UFO-like appearance of the altocumulus lenticularis, and the halo-forming tendencies of the cirrostratus.