Inclement weather in East Tennessee has left have thousands without power in Knox County.
The Knoxville Utility Board reported 31,958 customers without power around 5 a.m. Tuesday as a wave of moderate-to-severe storms moves through the region. Over 2,000 are still without power as of 5:30 p.m.
As storms move through the area, we currently have nearly 32,000 customers without power. Crews are responding and we will provide regular updates here throughout the morning. pic.twitter.com/7nQKEzETq9— Knoxville Utilities Board (@KnoxKUB) November 6, 2018
Major outages have been reported throughout the county, including the Cedar Bluff, Sequoyah Hills, Westlyn, West Hills and Powell. These storms are expected to move out of the area by 9 or 10 a.m.
This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.