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Funnel cloud spotted in St. Mary Parish

Posted: 7:56 PM, Sep 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-11 20:57:21-04

A funnel cloud was spotted in St. Mary Parish this evening.

According to one of our viewers, the picture was taken along Hwy. 90 in the Baldwin area around 6:45 p.m.

Chief Meteorologist Rob Perillo says funnel clouds occur quite frequently and are usually harmless in a tropical atmosphere. Funnel clouds rarely reach the ground, he says.

funnel cloud in St. Mary Parish

funnel cloud in St. Mary Parish
Photos courtesy of Mario Bruno