Clouds come in many forms. They are named after their shape and how high in the sky they are. Get the scoop on four types of clouds.
Thin and Feathery
When it’s nice out, you might see cirrus clouds. They are high in the sky. Some people say they look like hair.
Thick and Puffy
Cumulonimbus clouds hold rain. They are closer to the ground.
Cumulus clouds are seen on sunny days. They are puffy. They are fairly low in the sky.
On foggy, rainy days, flat layers of stratus clouds cover the sky. They often cause drizzling rain