The storm drenched the town but caused little damage. Minor outages were reported in Acton on NSTAR's live outage map. The company said power should be back online by 8 p.m.
More thunderstorms were in the forecast for Wednesday. Here's the National Weather Service's forecast for Acton for the rest of the week:
- Tuesday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 8pm. Low around 70. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
- Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog before 2pm. High near 77. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
- Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
- Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.