NWS: Third Tornado Touched Down On Cape Cod

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a third tornado touched down on Cape Cod last Tuesday.

Authorities said the brief and narrow tornado, which touched town in West Yarmouth, was on the ground at the same time the first tornado was moving toward South Yarmouth.

"The tornado touched down on Yacht Avenue and Schooner Street in West Yarmouth and traveled east approximately one-quarter mile," the NWS said in a statement. "It lifted as it approached the south end of the Bass River."

Meteorologists estimate the the width of the tornado was around 50 yards, and said it was only on the ground between noon and 12:01 p.m.

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