Power restored for most following severe thunderstorm warning

About five percent of KUB customers are without power.
Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 6:27 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Over 10,000 people were without power in north Knoxville, according to the Knoxville Utilities Board website. This, after a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for the area Monday night.

As of 3:00 am Tuesday morning, only about 600 were still without power.

The warning ran from 5:36 p.m. through 7:45 p.m. for East central Knox County. The affected areas include Knoxville, Jefferson City, New Market, Strawberry Plains, Halls, Blaine, Maloneyville, Mascot, Piedmont and Powell, according to the warning.

A second severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Loudon County, McMinn County, Blount County and Monroe County until 6:45 p.m.

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