KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Overnight storms caused flooding for some and left damage across East Tennessee. Cameras captured some strong moments of the storm and its aftermath.

The WATE 6 Storm Team reported storms and heavy rain reaching around 30 mph. The Powell and Clinton areas saw up to six inches of rain according to WATE 6 Storm Team data, causing some East Tennessee rivers to rise nearly two feet.

Officials and WATE staff delivered some astounding pictures of the damage left behind in this storm.

  • Flooded at 23rd street street in Knoxville
  • Powell Sign Fallen after Storm
  • Flooded splash pad

Viewers also caught some outstanding content of the storm as well.

  • Lightning over houses
  • A bright lightning strike nearby over houses
  • Lightning over mountain in Karns
Crazy lightning submitted by Tom Garey

When the next storm hits, WATE’s Storm Team has you covered.