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During the 1980s there was a slogan “…the sky is the limit!”, anyone who remembers? *)

Here the sky is filled with clouds… stratocumulus clouds to be accurate.

A stratocumulus cloud belongs to a class characterized by large, rounded masses, usually in groups, lines, or waves, the individual elements being larger than those in altocumuli.

Stratocumulus is in family group C, which are the low level clouds ranging up to 2000 m (6500 ft). Other clouds in this family group are stratus, nimbostratus, cumulus humilis, and cumulus mediocris.

Vast areas of subtropical and polar oceans are covered with massive sheets of stratocumuli, and once in a while they drift in over my area.

Generally stratocumuli bring no precipitation or only drizzle/ light rain or snow at the most. However, these clouds are often seen at either the front or tail end of worse weather, so they may indicate storms to come, in the form of thunderheads or gusty winds.
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*) After some research:
The sky is the limit
by Wayne Dyer (Simon & Schuster 1980)
A book about self-realization that had some impact during the yap era...

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