Four trees fall on one Alcoa home during storms

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Showers and storms moved through the East Tennessee region Monday afternoon and left some damage.

Four trees fall on one home in Alcoa / Source: WVLT News

Storms started in the afternoon along the plateau and then into Knox County around the 5pm rush hour. The storms knocked out power and brought down trees.

In Alcoa, four trees fell on one home. The homeowner was not injured, but the Red Cross and other emergency personnel were out to assist at Fulton Road and Kelvin Road.

Knoxville police said traffic lights were out on Kingston Pike at Morrell Road and Middlebrook Pike at Robinson Road. Police were also assisting several stalled cars in standing water on Parkwest Blvd at Cedar Bluff.

Damage reports:

- Mohawk Lane closed in Anderson County
- Tree down on I-40E between Harriman and Kingston in Roane Co.
- Multiple trees down near Old Lake City Hwy.
- Tree down on Marble Bluff and Hwy 72
- Tree down on a car on Webb Dr. in Loudon County
- Tree down across Riverview Road in Lenoir City
- Multiple trees down in Clinton
- KUB said 4,400 were without power

Remember to keep the WVLT Weather App handy so you get the first alerts for any severe storms moving in your direction. If you hear thunder, it's time to move inside. Stay away from windows and driving will be come difficult at times.

Tonight: The WEATHER ALERT is over after the evening. A few spotty storms are still possible, though nowhere near as frequent. Some fog is possible Tuesday morning. Low: 68°.




Four trees fall on one home in Alcoa / Source: WVLT News