An 'Erie' Sight: Waterspout Looms Over Great Lake in Ontario

Visitors to Fort Erie, Ontario, were treated to an unusual sight on August 1 when a waterspout appeared over Lake Erie.

Dion Russell, who was renting a cottage in the area, captured the phenomenon on camera. The funnel-shaped waterspout extended from dark storm clouds to the lake below.

According to weather reports,, the Fort Erie region was forecast to experience warm, sunny weather throughout most of the week from Monday, August 2. Credit: Dion Russell via Storyful

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting