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Not One , But Five Waterspouts!
LOCAL2 Staff for local2 sault ste. marie
August 20th, 2012 at 11:16am | Last Updated at 5:53pm
A photographer captured five simultaneous waterspouts over Lake Michigan Saturday. The weather phenomenon is caused similar to that of a Tornado on the ground. Cold air aloft sinks towards the warmer air over the water, while the warmer air from the lake rises drastically eventually forming a vertical vortex .