cloud cover

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the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds

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Unstable weather is forecast for Sunday, with the amount of cloud cover increasing in some scattered areas.
The cloud cover isn't just a concern in Oregon, because NOAA's NCEI and the Cooperative Institutes for Climate and Satellites-North Carolina reviewed past cloud conditions for Aug.
The cloud cover isn't actually as bad as they thought it was going to be.
The towers were searched for carcasses on mornings following nights with four weather conditions: 1) [greater than or equal to] 50% cloud cover and northerly winds, 2) [greater than or equal to] 50% cloud cover and non-northerly winds, 3) <50% cloud cover and northerly winds, and 4) <50% cloud cover and non-northerly winds.
Later that same night, Peter Mugridge from Epsom, Surrey observed 11 Geminids between 00:05 and 01:05, again through gaps in the cloud cover.
Efforts made in reducing the effects of cloud cover on satellite data use compositing of selected cloud-free images in collocated pixels that are geometrically registered with the maximum Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), or by compositing temporally overlapping satellites images of different overpass dates (Cihlar et al.
When the researchers then looked at the model's response to predicted global warming, they found that the tendency of the cloud cover to thin was more pronounced in their model than in any of the current global models.
Under the gray cloud cover, blue birds course Like running water through
Summary: England made the most of heavy cloud cover at Edgbaston to bowl Pakistan out for 72 on day one of the second Test.
High winds, lack of cloud cover, and direct sunlight are combining to melt ice at faster and faster rates.
We headed south out of Shanghai before sunrise in mist and drizzle, under cloud cover, to a parking area next to the road.
By tomorrow the cloud cover should be complete, indicates the forecast, but there is no expected change in today's 28 degree Celsius temperature.
An increase in snow cover in the Arctic and Antarctic would reflect sunlight, causing cooling, as would an increase in cloud cover.
The top of an ash cloud can be seen blasting a hole in the cloud cover.
Usual precautions like covering the course have been helped by cloud cover during the past two overnight frosts.