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Remnants of Ida spawn confirmed tornado on Cape Cod

The tornado that touched down in Dennis was classified as EF-0, which is the lowest grade on the intensity scale.

A tornado touched down in the Cape Cod town of Dennis as the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through the region, according to the National Weather Service.

The tornado was classified as EF-0, which is the lowest grade on the intensity scale. According to the NWS, EF-0 tornadoes can result in minor damage, such as roofing and shingle damage or broken tree branches.

Winds reached 75 miles per hour, and the damage was primarily located at the intersection of E Bay View Road and the Wampanoag Trail, the service reported.

More information is expected later Thursday night after the full survey is completed.

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