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A Weather Predictor
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UNDERSTANDING CLOUDS Clouds are usually the most obvious feature of the  sky.  They reflect weather patterns and play a role in  what the weather does.  They are sources of  precipitation as well as affect the temperatures of our  atmosphere.  Clouds block incoming sunlight during  the day, which cools the air, but they can also block  outgoing radiation from the Earth, which can warm  temperatures.
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WHAT ARE CLOUDS Clouds are water, either  small liquid water drops  or tiny pieces of ice. Meteorologists rank clouds  according to their height  and whether they are  puffy or flat.
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HOW ARE CLOUDS FORMED Clouds form when the air rises and  evaporation and transpiration  occurs. As temperatures and air pressure  drop, water droplets clump  together causing condensation or  a cloud.  When the droplets are too heavy to  float in the air they fall to the  ground in the form of rain or  snow called, precipitation.
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