eye|wall


eye|wall
eye|wall «Y WL», noun.
a layer of turbulent, funnel-shaped clouds around the eye of a storm; wall cloud: »

Hurricane Debbie…was some 800 miles east of Puerto Rico. Planes flew there to drop their crystals, in hopes of causing supercooled water droplets in the hurricane's eyewall to condense (Science News).


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