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Within a developing cumulonimbus (thunderstorm) cloud, the ascending cloudy air  [(cools) (warms)] at an average rate of [(12.0) (10.0) (5.0)] Celsius degrees per 1000 m. If the temperature of the updraft at the lifting condensation level (altitude of 1500 m) is 5 °C (41 °F), predict the temperature of the updraft near the top of the cloud (altitude of 10,000 m). Answer: °C. Based on this temperature, upper reaches of the cloud are likely composed of [(water droplets) (supercooled water droplets) (ice crystals)] exclusively.

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