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Storms down trees, knock out power across Middle Tennessee

Posted: 3:35 PM, Dec 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-28 07:24:16-05
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Several residents in Middle Tennessee were without power Thursday as a line of storms moved through the area.

Heavy rain and wind began moving through the Nashville area around 3:30 p.m. A Wind Advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. on Friday.

The inclement weather also canceled the Music City Bowl’s Battle of the Bands competition in downtown Nashville.

Several power outages were reported throughout Davidson County. In Dickson County, more than 1,000 customers were without power at one point.

Winds could gust up to 40-45 mph at times, especially along the Cumberland Plateau. Rain showers will linger into early Friday, but should be out of the area in time for the Music City Bowl.

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