“The Sky is the Limit at CU- Boulder”
View over CU Boulder in Boulder, CO at 10:30 AM September 16, 2019.
These are altocumulus and cirrocumulus clouds over CU Boulder. The camera settings are as follows; Camera: iPhone 7, F/1.8, Shutter Speed: 1/5000, ISO: 20. The Skew-T diagram, Figure 1, presents information about the atmosphere near the time this picture was taken. The clouds are most likely at an elevation of about 5880 m above ground level as this is where the dry and wet bulb temperature lines are close and promote cloud formation. The CAPE value is 55.36 and the clouds are alto and cirrocumulus clouds. These clouds are relatively stable.
Figure 1: Skew-T Diagram for Denver, CO area (0600 MST, 09/16/2019)
Image Author: Antonio Gueretta
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