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shaped like a cumulus cloud

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The existence of cumuliform types also means deeper precipitation layers.
Tennessee's definition was closest in comparison to the NWS definition, stating, "A tornado is a violently rotating column of air, pendant from a cumuliform cloud or underneath a cumuliform cloud and often (but not always) visible as a funnel cloud.
Usually it depends on the availability of convective or cumuliform clouds," said Al Musallam.
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).
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.
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.
With residual moisture behind the departing system, we often see widespread cumuliform clouds and showery weather in the mountains across Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona close to the trough axis.
2) also shows the transformation of the atmosphere from convectively unstable, with transverse bands in the cirrus outflow suggestive of turbulence, to an atmosphere with midlevel cumuliform clouds (over northwest Wisconsin) in the wake of a departing mesoscale system.
Expect plenty of gusty winds, cumuliform cloud layers and possibly showers if enough moisture is present.
Daytime hours are characterized by the development of cumuliform clouds, local sea breezes and lake breezes that move inland, and scattered showers along these boundaries as well as old stagnant boundaries from the previous day.
We find these attributes: smoke columns tend to rise vertically, visibility is excellent, turbulence is favored, wind tends to be gusty, and cloud layers tend to be cumuliform.
High LWC is associated with nimbostratus (steady precipitation clouds) and cumuliform clouds, with cumulonimbus boasting the highest LWCs of all.