Waterspout forms over Indian River in Brevard County

NWS says waterspout traveled over SR-528

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A waterspout formed briefly in Cocoa as a short-lived storm cell passed through the area Wednesday.

The National Weather Service said the waterspout crossed over State Road 528 between Merritt Island and Cocoa before dissipating over the river.

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News 6 viewer Omar Izquierdo captured a photo of the funnel cloud on State Road 524 heading toward the Walmart on Clearlake Road.

Waterspout forms over Indian River in Brevard County. (Credit: Omar Izquierdo) (Omar Izquierdo)

Another photo taken in the parking lot of the store shows a thin funnel in the sky.

NWS officials said the waterspout dissipated after several minutes.

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Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined ClickOrlando.com in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.