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Video: That Winter Storm Created A Waterspout Off Newport Beach

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Photo of the waterspout from yesterday's winter storm. (Photo by Nina Tinney/courtesy of Jason Coker)
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As mentioned yesterday in our post about that crazy tornado that touched down in South Los Angeles, there were reports of a waterspout off the coast of Newport Beach.Waterspouts are fairly common during winter storms, and are basically tornados that just go over the water. Thankfully, this one didn't touch down on land and cause any damage like the one in South L.A.

Nina Tinney snapped photos and made the video of the phenomenon yesterday around 1:30 p.m. when she was driving home in Corona del Mar. Tinney, who is originally from Texas, probably didn't expect to come across tornados again once she moved out to California.

"I lived out there most of my life but I'm usually running from them," she told CBS 2.

Tinney send the photos and videos to her boyfriend, who then passed it along to news outlets and the National Weather Service. Soon enough, the video and pictures were broadcast all across the country.