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Cloud that is only in the liquid phase; levels are not present with temperature below 0°C (32°F); no ice is present.
Any precipitation will originate from droplet coalescence. It is not to be confused with clouds extending to levels with temperature below 0°C; here, precipitation may form from the ice phase but could form by the warm cloud coalescence process.