Conditions right for waterspouts to form over Lake Erie
NORTHEAST OHIO (WOIO) - The conditions will be right over Lake Erie for the formation of waterspouts, according to the International Center for Waterspout Research.
Their forecast extends from 8 p.m. Saturday evening through 2 a.m. Sunday, according to their website.
A waterspout is a whirling column of air and water mist; a whirlwind or tornado that forms over water, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Great Lakes waterspout outbreak update - The latest forecast model continues to show waterspout potential all weekend. Send us your reports! Follow live reports and updated maps at: https://t.co/WPioHG02Jy Here is the forecast map for Saturday afternoon #miwx #ohwx #NYwx pic.twitter.com/9YJHLIApVM— ICWR (@ICWR) October 15, 2021
The organization said that the first known sighting occurred in Lakewood, Ohio.
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