Large Waterspout Spotted Off the Florida Panhandle Amid Weather Warnings

A towering waterspout was spotted swirling off Destin, Florida, on Tuesday, August 16, as the Sunshine State’s panhandle was hit by severe weather.

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

Footage by Christina LeBree shows a large waterspout travelling east near the coastline as lightning flashes. Credit: Christina LaBree via Storyful

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