It’s very cloudy and windy with a very good chance of Sharknado across many parts of Florida bordering the Gulf of Mexico.

Waterspout Keeps Visitors Detained at Gulf Beach Zoo in Pensacola, Florida

Waterspout Keeps Visitors Quarantined at Gulf Beach Zoo in Pensacola, Florida

In order to protect people, the Gulf Beach Zoo kept visitors quarantined in the building after this waterspout touched down just hundreds of feet away.

Great Shot of a Waterspout Taken in Narvarre, Florida

Great Shot of a Waterspout Taken in Narvarre, Florida

A report from First Coast News claims that 400-500 of these waterspouts occur every year, but normally go unreported unless they cause damage.

Waterspouts are the greatest, natural vortex lab in the world. Waterspouts probably occur more frequently in the Florida Keys than anywhere in the world.

Joseph Golden, NOAA meteorologist and waterspout expert

A Close-Up of a Waterspout in the Santa Rosa Sound at Navarre Beach, FL

A Close-Up Shot of a Waterspout in the Santa Rosa Sound at Navarre Beach, FL

It may be time for the poeple of Navarre Beach to strap on some lead boots (would that help?) so they don’t get whipped up in a wind tunnel.

A Dark Waterspout Over Pensacola, FL

Johnnie Nicholson Catches a Dark Waterspout Over Pensacola, FL

It is still sunny in part of this photo, but the darkness is looming just over the horizon.

A Scary Photo of a Waterspout Just South of Quayside Village

The Midway Fire District Tweeted a Great Photo of a Waterspout Just South of Quayside Village

The Midway Fire District just tweeted out this photo of a waterspout touching down just behind a house.

Awesome Pic of a Waterspout Touching Down in Gulf Breeze

Awesome Pic of a WAterspout Touching Down in Gulf Breeze

These waterspouts must leave behind a ton of destruction when they touch down.

Another Shot Taken Near Navarre, FL Around Noon on September 16th, 2014

Another Shot Taken Near Navarre, FL Around Noon on September 16th, 2014

The photographer here looks to be a safe distance from the waterspout, but these things can move pretty fast.

I hope you enjoyed this gallery of waterspouts. To everyone in the affected areas, please stay safe!

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