KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The past two days of additional rainfall added to our already saturated ground, and in some cases lingering flooding.
The gusty winds and storms also caused some problems in our area. The National Weather Service had multiple reports from our area of damage and downed trees and power lines.
- Sevier County officials reported nearly 3,000 lost power..
- Part of a tin roof was peeled off from a building in Jamestown, Fentress County.
Traffic reports, also on the live traffic map on the WVLT News app, indicate a lane on I-40 West in Cocke County was blocked due to storm damage, between exit 440 and 435.
Rainfall Saturday and Saturday, plus gusty winds and storms really added to this mess. Parts of Anderson, Roane, Morgan, Cumberland, Rhea, and Meigs Counties had 1.5 to 2 inches of rainfall. Most of area, like Knoxville, topped out closer to 1 inch from Saturday to Sunday morning.
The good news is you will be able to put your umbrella away for several days.
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