WATCH: Waterspout lands on Hollywood Beach, knocks over beachgoer

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – This month’s wild weather in Broward County now includes a waterspout.

The intense columnar vortex landed on Friday in Hollywood Beach. Witnesses started to evacuate the beach, as it moved over water two to three miles offshore.

The twister’s force knocked over a woman who was near the beach walk. It was connected to a cloud that stemmed out of a group of thunderstorms in the Atlantic Ocean.

Beachgoer knocked over:

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Janine Stanwood joined Local 10 News in February 2004 as an assignment editor. She is now a general assignment reporter. Before moving to South Florida from her Washington home, Janine was the senior legislative correspondent for a United States senator on Capitol Hill.