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Waterspout spotted at Pass Christian Harbor

Jennifer Lizana, who works in the harbor master's office in Pass Christian, took this photo of boats be knocked around after a waterspout came on land Friday, May 18, 2018.
Jennifer Lizana, who works in the harbor master's office in Pass Christian, took this photo of boats be knocked around after a waterspout came on land Friday, May 18, 2018.

A waterspout touched down around the Pass Christian Harbor on Friday afternoon, damaging a restaurant's roof and causing other damages that appeared to be minor.

Shaggy's Harbor Bar & Grill had some roof damage and some boats came off trailers at the Pass Christian Yacht Club, Assistant Police Chief Daren Freeman said. There also was some tree damage across U.S. 90.

Jennifer Lizana, an employee of the Harbor Master's Office said she "was in it" when the waterspout touched down. She was in the office.

"The whole building was shaking," Lizana said.

Sea Level, a small restaurant also located in the harbor, said there was some damage but they were expecting to be open on Saturday, owners Dana and Thomas Barrett reported on their Facebook page. Also, the sign at the entrance to the harbor was blown down.

No injuries were reported.

Robin Fitzgerald, 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews
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