Video: Waterspout caught on camera in Kill Devil Hills

Photo Courtesy: Cindy Walton, Avalon Pier.

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (WNCT) – A waterspout was caught on camera right off the coast of Kill Devil Hills.

It happened  around 11:13 a.m. Sunday.

Cindy Walton, a worker at Avalon Pier, was present for the waterspout and shot over one minute of footage.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, tornadic waterspouts are tornadoes that form over the water, or move from land to water. They have the same characteristics as a land tornado and are associated with severe thunderstorms.

On June 25, one person was injured after a waterspout turned moved on land in Bogue.

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