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5 Waterspout Hot Spots Around the World

Becky Kellogg
Published: August 29, 2013

Key West, Fla.

Key West, Fla.

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A Key West waterspout is surrounded by rain shafts in 2009. (TGKeyWest)

  • Key West, Fla.
  • Cudjoe Key, Fla.
  • Big Pine Key, Fla.
  • Bahia Honda State Park, Fla.
  • Key West, Fla.
  • Key West, Fla.
  • Key West, Fla.
  • Key West, Fla.

Florida Keys

The Florida Keys is the top waterspout hot spot in the world, in terms of reports, said Szilagy. “It's a combination of the (meteorological) instability that occurs there and the size of the population."

Not only do a lot of waterspouts form throughout the island chain, but there are more residents and tourists keeping their eyes on the water and catching the spouts on camera.


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