A day after the big storms, crews from the National Weather Service are surveying the damage. Part of that work includes figuring out if a tornado hit East Tennessee.
George Mathews made his way around Monroe and McMinn counties. The Monday night storms left damage in a number of different spots which were all spread out, making it difficult to track its path.
Roof tops were blown off into the pastures. Trees have fallen, blocking driveways.
RJ Lee woke up Tuesday to find a couple of new "additions" to his home. Large, fallen trees and holes on the side of his home were caused by a hail storm.
Lee compared the hail stones to the size of a hen egg.
Now he is left with a project-- cleaning out his yard and fixing the siding on his home he has lived in for 58 years.
George Mathews with the National Weather Service saw the damage while surveying the overnight storm.
"Looking at storm damage, for one thing this one had a lot of hail so we are finding out about the hail size and all that," said Mathews.
But he is looking at a bigger picture. He is looking to see if a tornado caused this damage with a car, a laptop, and the open road.
"From what we saw on radar, we found some damage between two circulations that were about a hour apart so we are going to try and criss-cross and try to see if there is any damage from where the circulation looked like it was on the radar," said Mathews.
While Mathews continues to find more damage, Lee thinks back about if they have seen a storm like this before.
"I guess it's about the hardest one I have went through with, as far back as I remember," said Lee.
Mathews said he expects to finish the survey of Monday night's storm, although he has had a survey last up to six weeks before.