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shaped like a cumulus cloud

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As the updraft dissipates, we see the storm lose its clusters of cumuliform clouds and evolve into an amorphous mass of rain.
That camera looked out over Biscayne Bay, providing an unobscured view of crisp, white cumuliform clouds set against the background of a clear, blue sky.
Likewise, the recognition rates of cumuliform, waveform, and cirriform clouds achieve more than 93%.
On 5 July 2011 at 09:50 UTC, the sky over the MOL-RAO was slightly covered by cumuliform clouds, mainly in the northern and eastern part (Figures 5(a) and 5(b)).
High-level turbulence (above 15,000 feet msl) not associated with cumuliform cloudiness, including thunderstorms, should be reported as clear air turbulence, preceded by the appropnate intensity, or light or moderate chop.
The operation, he said, usually depends on the availability of convective or cumuliform clouds that tend to dominate over the summer.
Many sources traditionally point to cumuliform clouds as presenting the greatest icing risk, and indeed this is true of cumulonimbus and towering cumulus.
The AMS defines a tornado as "a rotating column of air, in contact with the surface, pendant from a cumuliform cloud, and often visible as a funnel cloud and/or circulating debris/dust at the ground" (AMS 2015), and the NWS defines it as "a violently rotating column of air, usually pendant to a cumulonimbus, with circulation reaching the ground.
Waterspout A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex (usually appearing as a funnel-shaped cloud) that occurs over a body of water, connected to a cumuliform cloud.
Scientists and meteorologists spread dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide), silver iodide, or some other types of salts on top of convective or cumuliform clouds.
This is always used when precipitation is being produced by cumuliform clouds.
In this article, we have considered only tornadoes over land, which the Glossary of Meteorology defines as "a rotating column of air, in contact with the surface, pendant from a cumuliform cloud, and often visible as a funnel cloud and/or circulating debris/dust at the ground" (American Meteorological Society 2016).
On the other hand, the combination of the human eye and mind is perhaps the best "remote sensor" for identifying the presence of clouds and characterizing basic properties such as cloud type (stratiform, cumuliform, or cirroform), cloud cover (partly versus mostly cloudy or overcast), and cloud opacity (transparent, translucent, or opaque).
Sometimes embedded showers and storms will develop, while cold fronts and cumuliform clouds predominate, with showery precipitation.
Measured spectral attenuations of up to 99.5% in the ultraviolet B and 97.6% in the ultraviolet A were associated with the arrival of low-altitude cumuliform cloud and the dust plume ahead of an approaching cold front on the morning of 23 September 2009.