Video shows powerful waterspout come onshore as tornado in South Florida


TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA/CNN) – A powerful waterspout was turning heads in South Florida on Wednesday.

An Instagram user captured video of the waterspuot coming on shore as a brief tornado near Golden Beach Wednesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service confirmed the waterspout came onshore around 1:09 p.m. and became a brief EF-O tornado with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. An EF-O is the weakest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale.

No injuries were reported.


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