Waterspouts spotted over Lake Ontario Tuesday morning

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Cooler air aloft moving over the warm waters of Lake Ontario produced lake effect rain SHOWERS and a few waterspouts Tuesday morning.

Waterspouts are tornadoes over water and can cause minor damage if they move over land. They also pose a serious risk to boats and boaters out on the water.

Here’s are some photos taken from Oswego of waterspouts over the lake:

Want to try to see one for yourself? Visit our SkyNET9 network of cameras from the Oswego Speedway that overlooks Lake Ontario: https://www.localsyr.com/weather/oswego/

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