The US National Weather Service said nine waterspouts formed over Lake Michigan from two storms. A photographer captured five simultaneous waterspouts on Saturday. At least three of the tornado-like waterspouts were reported to the National Weather Service before noon on Saturday. Meteorologists said conditions were right for this type of vortex – a combination of cold and warm temperatures converging over the area, along with a line of storms. Though waterspouts are relatively rare, Lake Michigan also saw some a few weeks ago. RT LIVE rt.com Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter twitter.com Follow us on Google+ plus.google.com RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.