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What is drizzle?

Drizzle consists of very small raindrops, larger than cloud droplets, but smaller than
normal raindrops. It usually occurs when updrafts in clouds are not quite strong
enough to produce rain. The clouds that produce drizzle have low bases, usually less
than 1,000 feet in altitude. Fog is often present when drizzle falls. Like rain, drizzle
drops grow as cloud droplets collide and combine with each other, but then fall out of
the bottom of the cloud before thay can grow into bigger raindrops.
Interesting facts:
FREEZING DRIZZLE: In the wintertime, freezing drizzle can occur if it is produced in
clouds forming in a warm air layer overlying a shallow cold air layer whose surface
temperature is below freezing. The layer of air must be shallow enough so that the
drizzle drops do not have time to freeze before they reach the ground. Freezing drizzle
can occur at surface temperatures as low as 10 degree F, or even lower, if the cold air
layer is very shallow.