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Severe Weather Causes Damage Across Middle Tennessee

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Posted at 10:46 PM, Jul 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-30 16:38:52-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Strong storms moved across middle Tennessee Tuesday afternoon causing damaged across several counties.

The National Weather Service confirms a EF1 tornado touched down in Pickett County  and Putnam county.

Over a dozen buildings were damage and hundreds trees knocked over by high winds.

Back in Nashville there were reports of 70 mph winds in Berry Hill and 60 mile an hour winds in downtown Nashville.  

Several power line and trees were brought down in the Green Hills area and 12 South neighborhood. At 10 p.m. the Nashville Electric Service reported just over 3,000 customers without power. One one time the outage was as high as 8,000 customers. NES crews will be out working all night to restore power.

Damage was limited to fallen trees. A home on Marengo Lane in Green Hills had a large tree fall on top on it but suffered no major structural damage.

Granny White Pike and Woodmont Boulevard also saw several trees and power lines down.

You can check the latest NES power outages here.

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