Waterspout Forms in Gulf of Mexico Near Galveston, Texas

A waterspout formed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Galveston, Texas, on June 1.

Video captured by Instagram user @supgulfcoast shows the waterspout near the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier.

The National Weather Service had issued a special marine warning on the afternoon of June 1, with threats including winds up to 39 mph and an observed waterspout. Credit: @supgulfcoast via Storyful

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