VIDEO: Powerful waterspout rips through Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Posted at 7:57 AM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 10:22:25-04

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP/WPTV) — Video posted on Facebook showed a large waterspout make landfall Sunday in Fort Walton Beach.

The video was recorded from a high-rise building and shows the waterspout start in the ocean, cross over the beach, then travel into another body of water before hitting land again. 


It's unclear if anyone was hurt.

Authorities say several homes were damaged after a suspected tornado touched down in the north Florida town of Molino.

Homeowners called Escambia County emergency officials Sunday afternoon to report damage. Officials said about five homes incurred slight to moderate damage in Molino. There were also several downed trees and power lines. No injuries were reported.

Residents captured what appeared to be a funnel cloud on video.