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Strong storms roll through region, prompt warnings

October 29, 2018

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A band of powerful storms has rolled through parts of southern New England, touching off thunderstorms and prompting tornado warnings to be issued.

There are no immediate reports of injuries or major damage from Monday’s storms, and all warnings have now been lifted.

The National Weather Service says the captain of a ferry leaving Martha’s Vineyard observed a water spout shortly before 10 a.m.

A 65 mph wind gust was reported in the Woods Hole section of Falmouth.

The weather service posted tornado warnings for Block Island, Rhode Island and for a portion of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. There were no confirmed reports of tornadoes.

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