Waterspout sighted off Longboat Key.
It's a twister, it's a twister . . .
No, not exactly. For the record, it was the beginnings of a waterspout — a tornado over water — that Longboaters spotted on Sunday around noon.
Storms that can spawn waterspouts aren't particularly rare over the Gulf of Mexico on a summer day. And, here's the good news, they rarely hold together long enough to reach land.