A small tornado touched down Saturday in Gladeville, damaging homes, uprooting large trees and taking down power lines.
The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado hit the unincorporated Wilson County community, said Mark Rose, a meteorologist with the weather Service's Nashville office. The storm winds were estimated to be 100 miles per hour.
On Sunday morning, the National Weather Service sent a storm surveyor to Gladeville, which is about 10 miles southeast of Mt. Juliet, to assess the storm damage.
A shed being lifted and thrown into a vehicle as well as damage to a Gladeville church and diner were among the storm reports they received, Rose said. He was not aware of any injuries.
The storm damaged the roof, steeple and one of the entrances of The Glade Church, which is located at Stewarts Ferry Pike and McRary Road. The church canceled all Sunday activities, but still streamed the morning service online, according to the church's Saturday night Facebook post.
"We know that your first instinct is to help with the cleanup and rebuilding effort. Please know that at this time, the building is not safe for entry. After trained professionals assess the damage, we will be able to let you know you can help," the church's Facebook post said.