Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : CLOUDS
FeatureName: Cloud
Alias : CLOUDS
CamelCase : Clouds
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A hydrometeor consisting of minute particles of liquid water or ice, or of both, suspended in the free air and usually not touching the ground. It may also include larger particles of liquid water or ice and non-aqueous liquid or solid particles such as those present in fumes, smoke and dust.
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Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : New feature for addition to WXO.
Justification : Cloud feature is a critical component of meteorology and essential for short and long term forecasting.
Proposed : 2015-05-20
Accepted : 2016-04-18
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