Cirrostratus Clouds

Cirrostratus Clouds (“Delicate cloud streaks”) 
Cirrostratus clouds are difficult to spot and appear as a pale, milky lightening of the sky.
Cirrostratus clouds never block out the sun completely, but rather produce a variety of optical effects. Fast Facts:
Typical Altitude:  20,000-42,000 ft.
Location:  Worldwide
Precipitation:  None
Composition:  Ice crystals
Formation:  Spreading and joining of cirrus clouds

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