Waterspouts spotted along Northeast Ohio’s Lake Erie shoreline

Several images and videos of waterspouts near Cleveland were shared on social media Wednesday morning.

Waterspouts spotted along Northeast Ohio’s Lake Erie shoreline

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Several images and videos of waterspouts near Cleveland were shared on social media Wednesday morning.

As of 9:49 a.m., the National Weather Service says they received one report of a waterspout with a slight chance for more to develop throughout the rest of the morning.

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Posted by Fred Stoldt on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, waterspouts are most commonly defined as tornadoes over water.

If a waterspout if spotted, people are urged to use extreme caution and keep a safe distance.

Stay with Cleveland 19 News for continuing First Alert weather coverage.

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