Tornado hits Leesville Lake in Ohio.

LEESVILLE, Ohio – A tornado was confirmed in Carroll County, Ohio, after footage caught a tornadic waterspout hitting Leesville Lake.

The tornado only appears as it hits the water, ripping up a dock and sending multiple boats in several different directions. According to the National Weather Service, the tornado was rated an EF0, traveling just a quarter mile with max wind speeds of 80mph.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), two types of water spouts are possible, fair weather water spouts and tornadic waterspout. Tornadic waterspouts have the same characteristics as a normal, land tornado, often moving from land to water or forming over water.

Fair weather waterspouts, unlike their tornadic alternatives, form on the water’s surface and build their way upward. These are often formed in light wind conditions and aren’t associated with thunderstorms. The video above shows a tornadic water spout.

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