Weather Quiz: Clouds


When the count goes above 1 Million, the drop will begin to break apart. Below that, the weight is not quite enough to break the drop free from the cloud and fall through the updraft.

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Cirrus clouds over Madrid International Airport, Spain. NOAA Photo Collection
3. Cirrus clouds are usually high, wispy clouds. What are they mainly made of?

A. Snow
B. Water Droplets
C. Smoke
D. Ice Crystals

Choose any one of the four answers above.