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I am a tutor and Lauren is a fifth grader at Washington Elem. We are trying to answer an extra credit question but are unable to find the answer on the internet. We would like to know what the symbols for clouds are known as?

Posted September 9, 2008 10:27 a.m. EDT

MIKE MOSS SAYS:      Keiba and Lauren,     The answer may be a little simpler than you are thinking, as the only common term I'm familiar with for those is "cloud symbols!" Here is an address for a nice collection of those symbols from the National Weather Service's "Jetstream" education site, which also depicts symbols for present weather, sky cover, winds, and other weather elements...