Small tornado briefly touches down on the island of Mono Lake

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A small tornado briefly touched down on an island in the middle of Mono Lake.

Thanks to the sharp eyes of Chief Meteorologist Kevin Musso, we spotted the event on a timelapse video of the lake at Noon Tuesday.

Over a few frames of the video, you can see a thunderstorm move over the lake, forming a funnel cloud on the water, which then moves over land and disappears.

Kevin says that the thunderstorm created a rotating updraft, which formed the funnel cloud.
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