Weather 101: A Tutorial on Cloud Types

This 5 minute tutorial covers some basic cloud types. Four core cloud categories are discussed, as well as some combinations or hybrids across these categories. Visual depictions of the varying cloud types are shown with an inclusion of time lapse photography to illustrate the formation and dissipation of the clouds. For more weather information visit the Albuquerque National Weather Service website at or you can also find more weather education materials on the Jetstream website at

Video Music: “Note Drop” by Broke for Free (Creative Commons)
Photography, editing, and narration by Todd Shoemake


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