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Spin Up Vortices

  • Definition: Small whirling eddies perhaps 30 to 100 m in diameter that form in a region of strong wind shear in a hurricane's eye wall. Same as mini-swirls.

    Source: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere (fifth edition) by C. Donald Ahrens

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