PHOTOS: East Tennessee deals with heavy rains, wind Tuesday morning


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — It has been a wet and windy Tuesday morning as thunderstorms rolled through the Tennessee Valley. Storms caused power to be disrupted in spots and traffic issues.

Wind led to a tree falling and killing a woman in Middle Tennessee and another tree falling on a school bus in Jefferson County. Students were on the bus but no one was injured.

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency declared a Level 3 Emergency Tuesday morning as a result of the storms throughout the state.

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Our WATE 6 On Your Side meteorologists are tracking the storms and will be providing updates throughout the day.

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