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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Linear [[cloud]] organization occurring atop the [[updraft]] branches of [[horizontal convective  rolls]] when sufficient moisture is present.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Cloud streets are readily observed with satellite imagery and can extend for hundreds of kilometers,  particularly where the underlying surface is uniform.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Linear [[cloud]] organization occurring atop the [[updraft]] branches of [[horizontal convective rolls|horizontal convective  rolls]] when sufficient moisture is present.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Cloud streets are readily observed with satellite imagery and can extend for hundreds of kilometers,  particularly where the underlying surface is uniform.</div><br/> </div>
 
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cloud streets

Linear cloud organization occurring atop the updraft branches of horizontal convective rolls when sufficient moisture is present.

Cloud streets are readily observed with satellite imagery and can extend for hundreds of kilometers, particularly where the underlying surface is uniform.


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