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Storms Building, Will Sweep East Across Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Strong thunderstorms are expected to develop across Tennessee and some could become severe.

The National Weather Service said Middle Tennessee will see stormy weather Thursday evening and expect them to be strongest west of Interstate 65.

Some storms within the quall line could be severe and contain damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. A wind advisory was posted, beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday in the central part of the state.

In West Tennessee, winds will increase during the day and gusts could reach 40 mph. Heavy rain is expected.

Storms are expected to blow into East Tennessee late Thursday night with a diminished change of severe weather.

A storm system that came through Wednesday storm knocked down numerous trees in Bledsoe County and hail pelted several areas on the Cumberland Plateau.

The storms toppled trees near Pikeville. Golf ball-size hail was reported in Morgan County, damaging roofs. The National Weather Service also reported hail in Bledsoe, Marion and Bradley counties.

The National Weather Service said April is the peak month for Severe Weather across Middle Tennessee.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Strong thunderstorms are expected to develop across Tennessee and some could become severe.

The National Weather Service said Middle Tennessee will see stormy weather Thursday evening and expect them to be strongest west of Interstate 65.

Some storms within the quall line could be severe and contain damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. A wind advisory was posted, beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday in the central part of the state.

In West Tennessee, winds will increase during the day and gusts could reach 40 mph. Heavy rain is expected.

Storms are expected to blow into East Tennessee late Thursday night with a diminished change of severe weather.

A storm system that came through Wednesday storm knocked down numerous trees in Bledsoe County and hail pelted several areas on the Cumberland Plateau.

The storms toppled trees near Pikeville. Golf ball-size hail was reported in Morgan County, damaging roofs. The National Weather Service also reported hail in Bledsoe, Marion and Bradley counties.

The National Weather Service said April is the peak month for Severe Weather across Middle Tennessee. 

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