Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 8:00 am EDT, which shows an occluding front across New York state, which helped trigger thunderstorms across Massachusetts and ultimately led to this tornado.
The Woods Hole, MA EF0 tornado of October 29, 2018 impacted Barnstable County in Massachusetts. According to NOAA (2020), the EF0 tornado caused no fatalities or injuries, but caused $300 dollars in property damage. The tornado touched down near Gansett Road at 9:58 am EDT. The tornado travelled for 0.1 mile and had a maximum width of 10 yards.
NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 21Z Mon Oct 29 2018. Retrieved from: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/archives/web_pages/sfc/sfc_archive.php
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (2020). Storm Events Database. Retrieved from: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/stormevents/