Wind gusts knocked some trees around the region down. Power was also knocked out for many people.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Strong storms roared through East Tennessee on Friday, leaving thousands without power and toppling several trees across the area.
In Alcoa, a woman suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital after a tree fell on her on Tupelo Way, according to first responders. The Alcoa Fire Department and AMR responded.
The high wind gusts toppled some trees. Below is a video from a viewer in Lenoir City who filmed some of the storms rolling into the area, damaging a building.
Some cars and signs were also damaged by the storm on Kingston Pike in Knoxville.
Another tree fell down on I-75 South in McMinn County, at Riceville Decatur Road, causing some traffic delays.
In Cumberland County, a semi-truck driver suffered injuries after a crash on Interstate 40 near mile marker 335 amid heavy rains and crosswinds.