Weak Tornado Touchdown in Dania Beach

The manager of Power Catamarans of South Florida, located along State Road 84, said several small dinghies were knocked around and one has a big crack.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013  |  Updated 10:17 PM EDT
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The National Weather Service said a weak tornado touched down at 1 p.m. in the area of Dania Beach. There were no injuries but several boats at a boatyard were tossed around because of it.

The National Weather Service said a weak tornado touched down at 1 p.m. in the area of Dania Beach. There were no injuries but several boats at a boatyard were tossed around because of it.

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Weak Tornado Touchdown Damages Boatyard

Around 1 p.m., a weak tornado touched down in the area of Dania Beach. Boatyard manager Bruce Wade describes what the situation was like.
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The National Weather Service said there was a weak tornado touchdown in the area of Dania Beach for a very brief period around 1 p.m.

The manager of Power Catamarans of South Florida, located along State Road 84, said several small dinghies were knocked around and one has a big crack. The tornado touched down just northwest of the junction between Interstate 95 and 595 near Marina Mile.

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Witnesses said it was a quick, scary event.

"It was beautiful then we had a little rainstorm come through, no big deal. Went inside to get otu of it and then all hell broke loose. It's like a train came through," said Bruce Wade, the manager. "It wasn't pretty."

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