KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Strong winds and scattered storms moved across East Tennessee Friday. The weather lasted through the evening hour, according to the WATE 6 Storm Team.

WATE gathered photos from across the region showing the effects of the stormy weather, along with the damage it has caused. You can find updates on the weather here.

The WATE 6 Storm Team and the WATE Digital Team will have the latest on the weather on air and online. Find updates here.

Clouds began gathering over the sky and strong winds moved into the area around 11 a.m. with a tornado watch being issued for much of East Tennessee at 11:38 a.m.

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