There were reports of downgraded trees and power lines, but there are no known injuries, said Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency spokesman Christopher Bess.
More than 50,000 customers were unauthorized by 6 hours. ET, energy company Eversource said. Since the 1253 tornado, which the US has an average annual, Massachusetts sees only one, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency; only Alaska and Rhode Island are not average.
"It was shocking, McGuire.
The tornado hit Harwich and South Yarmouth, the State Emergency Management Agency said, citing the National Meteorological Service. Harwich declared a local emergency.
"It is miraculous that there have been no significant bodily harm," she said.