Pompano Beach Waterspout Leaves 3 People With Minor Injuries: Official

Waterspout moved on shore during a lifeguard competition, National Weather Service says

Friday, Jul 19, 2013  |  Updated 9:55 PM EDT
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A waterspout came ashore in Pompano Beach Friday, sending several tents flying and leaving three people with minor injuries, a city spokeswoman said. Aerial footgae showed people milling about the beach later in the afternoon.

A waterspout came ashore in Pompano Beach Friday, sending several tents flying and leaving three people with minor injuries, a city spokeswoman said. Aerial footgae showed people milling about the beach later in the afternoon.

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A waterspout came ashore in Pompano Beach Friday, sending several tents flying and leaving three people with minor injuries, a city spokeswoman said.

One of the injured, a 45-year-old woman, was taken to Broward Health North, Pompano Beach spokeswoman Sandra King said.

The waterspout moved on shore at about 3:45 p.m. during a lifeguard competition near the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier, the National Weather Service reported.

King said it came ashore just south of the pier.

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