5:00 p.m. - The Red Cross says they are opening three shelters in the area.
South-Doyle High School in Knox County at 2020 Tipton Station Road will be open as an overnight shelter.
Pigeon Forge Community Center will be open as an overnight shelter.
Jefferson County Community Center will be open as a cooling station.
Pets will be able to receive care in the overnight shelters. Disaster teams will take them to an off-site kennel to be cared for.
4:30 p.m. - Fort Loudon Electric Cooperative says they have approximately 3,800 customers without power. They say crews from Kentucky and Georgia have come to assist as they work to restore power.
2:00 p.m. - KUB reports that a little more than 10,000 customers remain without power.
LCUB reports that 10 customers remain without power, however those final 10 will take a while to restore due to "significant issues".
9:00 a.m. - Appalachian Electric Cooperative that serves Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, and Sevier Counties says they have approximately 2,800 customers without power. That's down from a peak of 15,000. Officials say it could be days before they are able to restore all services.
Fort Loudon Electric Cooperative crews are continuing to restore power to approximately 5,000 customers, according to a release. They say additional crews have been called in to assist with restoring power. Fort Loudon Electric Cooperative serves Blount, Loudon, and Monroe Counties.
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7:00 a.m. - KUB reports approximately 15,000 customers still have no power. Crews worked overnight to restore power as quickly as possible. Officials say restoring power could be a multi-day event.
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9:35 p.m. - KUB says approximately 44,000 customers are still without power. They say outages are scattered with the largest concentrations in the South Knoxville, Halls and Fountain City areas.
Given the number of outages, KUB says they expect restoration to be a multi-day event.
8:40 p.m. - The latest KUB outage map (updates every 15 min). Still over 49K outages reported. Hopefully yours is restored soon!
7:50 p.m. -
Severe T-Storm Warning has EXPIRED early for Rhea & Meigs Counties.
No warnings in effect now, but Flood Advisory remains northern East TN.
7:20 p.m. -
NWS has cancelled a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Fentress County
NWS has continued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Cumberland County until 11:00 PM
7:04 p.m. -
Bob Stahlke with the Sevierville police department says the section of Main between 448 and 66 is closed. There is traffic congestion.
There have been no injuries reported in Sevierville, and no other damages currently reported.
He says power is out in a small section of downtown.
The Carl Ownby roof is tangled in the power lines and leaning on the juvenile detention facility.
7:00 p.m. - KUB says more than 56,000 customers are currently without power.
6:50 p.m. -
KUB reporting 49,252 customers without power as of 6:25 p.m. A
majority of those outages are in South Knoxville, Halls, Fountain City,
and North Knoxville.
Strong winds blew the roof off of the Carl Ownby & Co. lumber
company located on West Main St. in Sevierville. Officials have closed
West Main St. between Forks of the River Parkway and Parkway. Emergency
officials tell 10News trees and power lines are down throughout the city.
Kim Pierce told 10News in a phone interview she saw the roof come off
the lumber company. She said it blew right over her head, and she
called it the "craziest thing" she's ever seen.
6:49 p.m. -
Morgan - Roof blown off.
Roane - Trees, power lines and fires.
Union - Trees and power lines down.
6:40 p.m. - NWS has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Blount, Loudon, McMinn & Monroe Counties until 07:30 PM
NWS has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Meigs, Rhea & Roane Counties until 07:45 PM
6:30 p.m. - The Tennessee Smokies have cancelled tonight's home game.
6:25 p.m. -
Cocke - Wide-spread trees down in Newport and Cosby; two wrecks on I-40.
Grainger - Wide-spread trees down.
Greene - Wide-spread trees and power lines down.
Hamblen - Two fires reported: Motzview and a full structure fire on Muster Rd.
Harlan - Widespread trees and power lines down.
Knox - Power lines down all over.
Middlesboro, Ky. - Large trees down all over town. Moderate damage to a building roof.
Loudon - Trees down in the upper end of the county, Lenoir City area.
6:20 p.m. - Blount, Knox, Monroe & Sevier Counties are under Severe Thunderstorm Warnings until 06:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - The Campbell County Sheriff's Office has reports of two houseboats that collided during the storm. They say one may be sinking. Deputies are heading to Flat Hollow Marina to check it out.
The Campbell County Sheriff's Office also says 25W is littered with tree limbs and debris.
KUB reports they have 7,000 customers without power, most of which are in the Halls area.