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VIDEO: 2 waterspouts spotted off Jupiter coast

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Feb 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 14:55:41-05

Chopper 5 was flying over Jupiter Tuesday morning when Johann Hoffend and the team spotted two waterspouts off the coast. 

The waterspouts occurred around 9 a.m.

According to Storm Team 5 Meteorologist Glenn Glazer, waterspouts can occur even if there is no severe weather in the area. The warm ocean water meets the cool cloud tops, causing rising air to swirl and form a waterspout.  

Looking at the video, it appears no ships, boats or sailors were in any danger from the ones that formed Tuesday morning.