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Altostratus

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Tag(s) Cloud Formations

Altostratus (As)

Description

A usually thin, mid level layer of cloud.

Altostratus cloud

Characteristics

Altostratus (As) is a sheet of fibrous or uniform layer cloud totally or partly covering the sky. Precipitation in the form of rain or snow may be associated with As.

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