Common Cloud Types for Castle Rock Colorado in Winter
- Keep a close for colder atmosphere/ non-convective cloud types in all level of the atmosphere during the colder season.
- Cirrus and cirrostratus on warm windy days or in advance of a front
- Look for altocumulus and altostratus on warm chinook wind days
- Lower level clouds such as stratus and nimbostratus in advance of or during fronts and storm systems
What type of cloud is a lenticular (UFO shaped smooth looking cloud?)