CRISFIELD, Md. (WJZ) — Multiple waterspouts were reported in the Chesapeake Bay in southern Maryland on Wednesday.
According to a National Weather Service storm report, photos on social media and a report from the Coast Guard indicated there were multiple waterspouts around three miles west of Crisfield around 7:30 a.m. A line of storms rolled through the area around that time.READ MORE: One Family Business Expects A Surge In Customers After Christmas Tree Shortage
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The waterspouts reportedly lasted between five and ten minutes. One had a spray ring visible.
Here is a video of a #waterspout this morning around 730 AM from Crisfield, MD. A developing line of showers along a cold front helped initiate multiple waterspouts in the area. Remember, waterspouts are tornadoes over water and can overturn your boat, always steer clear! #MDwx https://t.co/WHBRGYMu0H
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) August 19, 2020
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