The Coastal Star

A waterspout came ashore over Briny Breezes on Feb. 9, tearing awnings off of three mobile homes. There were no reports of injuries. 

LEFT: Residents gather on RuthMary Drive to share stories.  One told of how she hid under the bleachers at the shuffleboard court while watching the metal fly through the air.  

ABOVE: Bill Gearon retrieves the clam-shell awning of the trailer he rents. Winds carried it more than 200 feet west across A1A before depositing it, undamaged, in a bank parking lot.  

Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

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