Galveston Tornado


Around 9:30 Sunday night, a water spout made landfall in Galveston along the seawall.  It is extremely rare for this to happen.  Once a water spout makes land, it ceases being a water spout and becomes a tornado.

Photo by: 14-year-old Levi Barrie 

Read the details about the damage and injuries the tornado caused.

See pictures of the damage

Watch video of the destruction


Photo by: Kip Martin

This was taken at 1600 ISO, 1/6th sec at F1.4. It was taken at 9:44:29 on a Canon XSi with a Canon 50mm f1.4 lens, near Seawall and 23rd or so.


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