Baby Step 10: Become a Weather Watcher

“One makes hay when the sun shines!” – German Proverb

Learning to read and interpret cloud patterns and weather conditions will allow you to plan outdoor activities accordingly.

Take another baby step to independence by taking the time to learn, look up and predict the day’s weather patterns. Predict your weather and take control of the day.  – Jabbear

Identifying Cloud Patterns: University of Illinois – Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS)

Cloud Classifications:

ROOT (Latin)                TRANSLATION                        EXAMPLE

Cumulus                          Heap                                           Fair Weather Cumulus           
Stratus                            Layer                                          Altostratus
Cirrus                              Curl of Hair                             Cirrus
Nimbus                           Rain                                           Cumulonimbus

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