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NWS Confirms Waterspout at Quabbin Reservoir


waterspout NEW SALEM, Mass. (WGGB) –  The National Weather Service in Taunton confirmed on Saturday that it was a waterspout that was spotted over the Quabbin Reservoir on Sunday, September 1st.

ABC-40 viewer Joe Stafford snapped the picture during a thunderstorm at approximately 6:25 pm, while working at Quabbin.

The NWS says that the water spout was approximately 30 feet wide, but was very short lived.

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