A developing storm system bringing a wild variety of weather across the East produced severe thunderstorms across the South on Saturday, including at least one confirmed tornado that produced damage in northwest Tennessee.
A “Particularly Dangerous Situation” Tornado Warning was issued for a confirmed large tornado near Dresden, Sharon and Gleason in Tennessee just after noon CT Saturday. It was moving northeast at 50 mph and was on the ground for several minutes.
Emergency managers report some storm damage in Rutherford, Tennessee, including “significant” damage to a fire station north of town.
Photos and videos taken after the storm showed flipped vehicles and extensive tree damage.
“Numerous poles downed or broken in Rutherford area,” Gibson Electric Membership Corporation posted on Facebook, adding nearly 4,500 people were without power in the community and 25,000 in the state, according to data from PowerOutage.us.
Another tornado was spotted outside of Clarksville, Tennessee, eventually moving into Kentucky. The NWS reports some power lines down and debris in the roads near Cumberland City, Tennessee.
Wind damage was…
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