NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A total of ten Tennesseans have died as a result of this week's winter storm.
The Tennessee Department of Health reported the increase in weather-related deaths Saturday:
- Shelby County: 4
- Sumner County: 2
- Maury County: 1
- Williamson County: 1 - 9-year-old boy who died in a sledding accident
- Dickson County: 1 - Farmer who drowned trying to save calves from a frozen pond
- Overton County: 1
Thankfully, the snow has ended and temperatures are expected to warm up this weekend, helping the mid-state thaw out.
As of Friday afternoon, power outages were down to about 7,000 customers with the Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation having the most outages. UCEMC officials expect full restoration to take several days.