Clouds move due to wind currents that carry them through the lower levels of Earth's atmosphere. Even if there is no wind felt at ground level, wind constantly blows through the atmosphere carrying clouds, air particles ... More »

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Clouds move because they are carried by wind. The speed, direction and strength of wind all influence cloud movement. Heavy clouds can remain still even with strong wind. More »

Clouds move anywhere from 30 to 40 mph in a thunderstorm to over 100 mph when caught in a jet stream. Cloud speed varies depending on weather, altitude, the type of cloud and other factors. High cirrus clouds, the clouds... More »

When clouds are fluffy and low to the ground they make the temperature cooler, but if they are high in the atmosphere they keep the Earth warmer. They do this in several ways, including absorbing the heat transmitted fro... More »

Clouds that develop vertically are called cumulus clouds. If these clouds produce a thunderstorm, they are called cumulonimbus. Cumulonimbus clouds are much larger and more vertically developed cumulus clouds, with the t... More »

www.reference.com Science Weather & Tides Clouds

Clouds move anywhere from 30 to 40 mph in a thunderstorm to over 100 mph when caught in a jet stream. Cloud speed varies depending on weather, altitude, the type of cloud and other factors. High cirrus clouds, the clouds... More »

Clouds move because they are carried by wind. The speed, direction and strength of wind all influence cloud movement. Heavy clouds can remain still even with strong wind. More »