Photos: Waterspouts spotted on Lake Erie


Waterspouts near Madison, Ohio (Courtesy of Griff Hemphill)

MADISON, Ohio (WJW) — A FOX 8 viewer today sent photos of waterspouts he spotted on Lake Erie.

Griff Hemphill says there are numerous waterspouts off of Madison in Lake County.

The National Weather Service says Lake Erie’s temperature is 76° off of Cleveland shores today.

At the same time, cooler air temps are breezing over the surface of the lake which makes the perfect conditions for these weather wonders to develop.

A recent tweet from the NWS in Cleveland shows just how this rarity forms:

Stay tuned to FOX 8 and for your weekend weather forecast.

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