NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Damage is being reported across the region after severe weather made its way across Middle Tennessee late Friday night into early Saturday morning.
The National Weather Service reported several trees were downed at a home in Lobelville as strong winds moved through the area. One tree reportedly fell on the roof of a house while another landed on top of a car.
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Large billboard signs and address signs were blown down from powerful winds in Dickson County.
Giles County also reported damage with downed tree limbs seen across the area and shingles that were blown off of roofs.
Lincoln Medical Center reportedly sustained “moderate damage” as a result of Friday night’s severe storms. In a statement, the hospital stated that “all patients, visitors and staff members are safe.” Officials will review the damage and began necessary repairs on Saturday morning.
In Smyrna, a light pole on the visitors side of the Smyrna High School’s stadium fell over and crushed several cars that were parked at the apartment complex next door.
Early Saturday morning, Nashville Electric Service (NES) reported that around 5,000 customers were without power. As of 10:40 p.m., just under 150 customers are still without power, according to the NES outage map.
NES officials say crews are out working to restore power to customers who are experiencing outages due to Friday night’s storms.
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