BARNSTABLE (CBS) – Part of Cape Cod was under a tornado warning Wednesday morning, but there have been no reports of a twister actually touching down.

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The National Weather Service issued the warning for southwestern Barnstable County for about an hour, but it expired without incident at 9:30 a.m.

Meteorologists said Doppler radar indicated a “severe squall line capable of producing a tornado as well as damaging straight line winds” moved near Falmouth at about 40 miles per hour.

Flooding near the Bourne Bridge, July 1, 2015. (Photo credit David Curran-SatelliteNewsService.com)

Flooding near the Bourne Bridge, July 1, 2015. (Photo credit David Curran-SatelliteNewsService.com)

“Most tornadoes in New England are obscured by rain. Do not wait to see the tornado. Take cover now! Go to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building,” the NWS stated in it’s warning.

The severe thunderstorms did bring quite a bit of rain in a short period of time.

WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields reports

There have been several reports of flooding in southeastern Massachusetts.  New Bedford and Martha’s Vineyard appeared to be the hardest hit.

A home on Farmersville Road in Sandwich was struck by lightning, but did not appear to be seriously damaged.

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