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Waterspout creates 'pool-nado' at Florida hotel

By
Ben Hooper

May 30 (UPI) -- Subtropical Storm Alberto's landfall on Florida shores had an unexpected side effect at a nearby hotel -- a waterspout in the pool.

Justin Ray Parker captured video at about 4:30 p.m. Monday of the whirlwind creating a "pool-nado" by swirling the water from the Shores of Panama hotel pool in Panama City Beach into the air.

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Parker said the video was filmed just as the subtropical storm was making landfall in nearby Laguna Beach.

Parker said the resort's U-shaped building causes small whirlwinds occasionally, but never the size of the one he caught on camera Monday.

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