Examples of waterspout in a Sentence
the waterspout became clogged, and then the roof leaked
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On this day: In 2002, a waterspout formed over the Mississippi River near Norco and moved overhead as a funnel cloud.
Forecasters have warned that more tornadoes and waterspouts are likely as Nate heads toward the Northern Gulf Coast.
From the balcony of his Fort Lauderdale condo Gabriel Benedik on Saturday evening caught a glimpse offshore of something strange and rather amazing: a waterspout.
The waterspout was spotted off the edge of Orange Beach, which is southwest of Pensacola, NBC 15 reported.
It is believed that waterspouts, which are tornadoes over water, can suck fish into the air and the wind carries them until they are tossed to the ground.
Tornadoes are typically the product of single storms and usually form over land, except in the case of some waterspouts.
During the same time frame, several local waterspout and tornado videos popped up on social media and Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue’s radio transmissions were momentarily knocked out in Fort Lauderdale.
A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex — think the beginning phases of a tornado — that occurs over a body of water.
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