Cumulus humilis clouds over Hillsborough, Florida (the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir)
by Nilay Dogulu, METU, Ankara, Turkey
"Cumulus humilis is a cumuliform cloud with little vertical extent that is commonly referred to as "fair weather cumulus". It is generally classified as a low cloud. They are formed by rising warm air that has been heated by the ground, which in turn has been heated by the sun."
The C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir is a 59 million m3 reservoir which collects water from the Alafia and Hillsborough Rivers in Florida's Tampa Bay watershed area in the USA.
Taken on 25
Submitted on 13 December 2013
- North America (711)
- Northern America (556)
- United States of America (380)
- Exact location (-82.1755 W, 27.8031 N)
Credit: Nilay Dogulu (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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