These intriguing features form regularly in the summer. They may look like mini-hurricanes — but looks are deceiving.
From an airplane, they can look like all the world like mini-hurricanes swirling the clouds above the ocean off the California coast — whirlpools with eye-like features in the center. Check it out:
— kevin cantrell (@kdcantrell66) May 22, 2017
But these vortices are actually eddies in the atmosphere, not hurricanes. They often form as winds interact with C