NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Strong winds from thunderstorms that continue to move through Tennessee have damaged homes, businesses and electric lines.
In Smithville, about 55 miles east of Nashville, powerful winds wrecked a convenience store early Thursday.
In Nashville, the city power distributor said more than 13,000 customers remained in the dark. More than 11,000 Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative customers are without power Thursday morning.
Middle Tennessee Electric reported around 945 without power. The Clarksville Department of Electricity estimated there are 3,000 customers without power.
Metro officials confirm about 50 roads have trees or power lines across them.
An Inglewood home in the 4100 block of Brush Hill Road was also damaged overnight as the strong storms moved through. A family was at home when the tree came crashing into the house. No one was hurt.
The Rutherford County emergency management director reported a possible tornado shortly before midnight, southeast of Murfreesboro. There are reports of trees down all over including Franklin Road, McNeal Drive and Woodberry Pike.
Rutherford and Putnam counties are reporting damage to several buildings. Three houses have been destroyed in Humphreys County.
Emergency officials in Spring Hill said a tree fell on a patrol car in Mount Pleasant. The car was seriously damaged, but no one was hurt.
In Cheatham County, emergency officials confirm there are trees down on Highway 12 and Highway 41-A.
In Kentucky, there are reports of major damage in Christian and Trigg counties with trees and power lines down. At least one home was destroyed.
The roof was peeled off of a house in Lawrence County.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency had no reports of deaths or serious injuries from the storms.
A slow-moving cold front is tracking northeastward across Tennessee and it is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms to the Tennessee Valley on Friday into Friday night.