Myrtle Beach waterspout classified as EF-0 tornado

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WTVD) -- A waterspout spotted in Myrtle Beach has been classified as an EF-0 tornado by the National Weather Service.

It was spotted Monday between Ninth Avenue North and the Sky Wheel, according to WPDE.

Once the waterspout hit land, it became a classified tornado.

It was about 15 yards wide and moved onshore about 100 yards before dissipating.

The waterspout sent some chairs and an umbrella flying, but no injuries or damages were reported.