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Weather-related deaths in Tenn. increase to 10 during winter storms

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Posted at 9:49 PM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 15:17:30-05

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:

Thankfully, the snow has ended and temperatures are expected to warm up this weekend, helping the mid-state thaw out.

See the full forecast here.

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.