A tornado touched down on the mid-Cape in South Yarmouth and Harwich early in the afternoon on Tuesday. The winds downed trees and ripped part of the roof off the Cape Sands Inn on Route 28. No injuries have been reported.
According to Eversource, about 53,000 customers have reported power outages in Eastern Massachusetts, the majority of which are in Chatham, Harwich and Dennis. The town of Harwich has requested power be turned off to facilitate emergency response.