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    Stratoculumus Formed by Spreading
    of Cumulus Clouds - Mt. Orab, Ohio


    Photographer's description: Developing storm cells ENE of the observer

    Photographer Julia Sells
    Date taken August 9, 2007

    Mt. Orab, Ohio (Brown County)     map

    Event Stratocumulus formed by spreading of cumulus

    Additional notes
    The stratocumulus clouds in the foreground are are common occurrence, especially on summer evenings.  They form when cumulus clouds spread out and dissipate, leaving remnant moisture in the atmosphere.  The cumulonimbus cloud in the background was a strong thunderstorm over Fayette County, Ohio.

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