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Emergency Operations Center Deactivated

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Metro Nashville's Office of Emergency Management has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center.

Officials with the OEM said the center was deactivated at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The severe weather threat for Davidson County has since subsided.

Metro Nashville's Office of Emergency Management said it partially activated the center at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in anticipation of the possibility of severe weather. According to the National Weather Service, Davidson and surrounding counties received up to one inch of rain and experienced wind gusts of 40 miles per hour.

Officials said the wind gusts resulted in downed trees, power outages and damage to one building.

Power outages were also a problem as a result of the storms. The Nashville Electric Service reported 9,396 customers without power as of 11 p.m.

NES said crews are working to restore power as quickly as possible.

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