News Anchors Lose it Over Waterspout That Looks Just Like a Dick

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As you may know, there are many well-documented cases of unfortunate penis-like shapes appearing in otherwise serious weather reports. It's basically a tradition. But during one meteorologist's recent broadcast, the weather itself provided a hilarious phallus-shaped surprise in the form of a waterspout and, well, nobody on the show could keep a straight face.

Watch as the meteorologist subtly points out the weather phenomenon's curious shape, which was captured in a viewer-submitted photo. "When you take a step back," he says, "Is there anything else you see in this picture?" Nothing really... besides a giant penis reaching down from the angry heavens.

As one of the show's anchors puts it, between fits of giggles, "It's about as subtle as a sledgehammer, mate." Anyway, it's great to see that nature can get on the joke sometimes, too.

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and really hopes nobody was harmed by the giant weather dick. Send news tips to and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.