Tornado Hits Cape Cod

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A tornado hit Cape Cod, MA on Tuesday causing damage to multiple buildings and leaving tens of thousands without power.

The National Weather Service says the tornado touched down in Yarmouth and a path of damage continued until Harwich. The tornado was rated as an EF1 with maximum wind speeds of 110 mph. This is the strongest Cape Cod tornado since 1977.

Extensive tree damage and downed power lines were the most common destruction. In West Yarmouth, part of the roof of the Cape Sands Inn was ripped off.

The National Weather Service is expected to release their final report some time today.

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