The Dream Within Pictures
Follow TheDreamWithinPictures on Twitter

Amazing Close-Up Photo of a Waterspout Rising Into the Clouds

Check out this incredible photograph of a waterspout, a type of tornado that forms over a body of water. That’s a huge column of condensation rising up from Tampa Bay into the clouds above. The photo was captured last Tuesday (July 9th, 2013) by 22-year-old Joey Mole in Tampa, Florida (here’s a larger version).

Mole tells us that it had been a sunny day with beautiful weather. That changed quickly when the clouds started forming and the skies started darkening. One hour later, the waterspout formed in the bay and began moving towards Mole’s house. It was a near miss, passing about two houses away.

Luckily for all of us, Mole pulled out his iPhone 5 and began capturing views of the waterspout as it moved across the water. Here are some videos he captured (note: there’s some strong language):

NASA writes that the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida is the most active area in the world for waterspouts — hundreds of them form in the area every single year. Interesting fact: some people think the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle has to do with water spouts.


Image credits: Photo and videos by Joey Mole and used with permission

[via PetaPixel]

[via PetaPixel]

Visitors: 345

Comments are closed.

comments-bottom

Featured Photos

A Rose… Posted by author icon The Dream Within Jan 16th, 2012 | no responses
Eclipse Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 9th, 2011 | no responses
”In a strange land” Exhibi... Posted by author icon Jean-Luc Dushime Sep 24th, 2011 | no responses

Random Photos

Psychedelic Lights #1 Posted by author icon The Dream Within Mar 21st, 2011 | no responses
Romantic Rose #1 Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Romantic Rose #1
Butterfly Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Butterfly
Walt Disney Concert Hall #... Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Walt Disney Concert Hall #1
Sparkle Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Sparkle
Flare Posted by author icon The Dream Within Mar 24th, 2011 | no responses
Ink Me… Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Ink Me…
Sparkles Posted by author icon The Dream Within Mar 21st, 2011 | no responses
The Mexican Posted by author icon The Dream Within Mar 21st, 2011 | no responses
The Dream Within Pictures ... Posted by author icon The Dream Within May 24th, 2014 | Comments Off on The Dream Within Pictures is on see | me… Please show your support…

Top Rated

A Rose… Posted by author icon The Dream Within
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (6 votes, avg: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...
Lovers #2 Posted by author icon The Dream Within
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, avg: 3.75 out of 5)
Loading...
Lovers #1 Posted by author icon The Dream Within
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (6 votes, avg: 3.00 out of 5)
Loading...