Severe storms do damage in Knoxville

Severe storms do damage in Knoxville

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A viewer sent this shot of the storm from George Williams Road and Confederate Drive in West Knoxville. A viewer sent this shot of the storm from George Williams Road and Confederate Drive in West Knoxville.
Another viewer sent this shot of storm clouds over a shopping center along Kingston Pike. Another viewer sent this shot of storm clouds over a shopping center along Kingston Pike.
A tree fell on a truck on Campbell Station Road at Kingston Pike, but there were no serious injuries. A tree fell on a truck on Campbell Station Road at Kingston Pike, but there were no serious injuries.
This sign and its support apparently fell onto this car at offices on Huxley Road. This sign and its support apparently fell onto this car at offices on Huxley Road.
The viewers didn't identify the location, but said this is the most hail they've seen. The viewers didn't identify the location, but said this is the most hail they've seen.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A line of severe storms boomed across Knoxville Tuesday afternoon, knocking out power, bringing trees down on vehicles and dropping piles of hail.

The storms knocked down trees and lowered traffic lights in West Knoxville near the Windsor Square shopping center at Kingston Pike and Seven Oaks Drive.

A tree fell on a truck on Campbell Station Road at Kingston Pike, but there were no serious injuries.

"I couldn't go any further. It knocked the hamburger out of my hand. I'm just thankful, like I said, I'm just thankful that nothing else happened other than the truck got damaged," said the driver, Todd Hazelwood.

There were also reports of golf ball sized hail that fell in Farragut.

The Lenoir City Utilities Board reported more than 1,500 outages in West Knoxville Tuesday afternoon around 3:00 p.m.

The Knoxville Utilities Board reported more than 5,000 outages by Tuesday evening. Check the latest numbers here.

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