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Jul 7, 2013 10:23 PM by Meteorologist Matt Terhune

Waterspouts Near Port Aransas

Port Aransas- With the light wind speed and very moist tropical airmass this Sunday morning, some waterspouts formed over the Gulf of Mexico near Port Aransas.

A waterspout is a column of rotating, cloud-filled wind. A waterspout descends from a cumulus cloud to water.

Waterspouts are similar to tornados but are usually smaller and less intense.

Thanks to Laura Davis for this picture.

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