Video shows large waterspout off coast in Florida panhandle

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
A massive waterspout was caught on camera off the coast of Florida, produced by severe thunderstorms in the area.

DESTIN, Fla. (WLS) -- A massive waterspout was captured off the coast of Florida Tuesday.

Video shows the storm off the Gulf coast in Destin as severe thunderstorms moved through the panhandle.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued multiple weather alerts for areas near Destin on Tuesday, warning of powerful winds, possible waterspouts and steep waves.

Waterspouts are tornados that form over water or move from land to water.

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