Ask Storm Team 11: What is the difference between partly cloudy and mostly sunny?

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Today’s Ask Storm Team 11 Question: What is the difference between partly cloudy and mostly sunny?

This is a great question! Simply put, a partly cloudy sky has more clouds than does a mostly sunny sky. Meteorologists tend to measure cloud cover by breaking up the sky into eighths. Depending how many eighths have clouds will determine how we label the sky conditions. 

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