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Damage reports across Middle TN, southern KY

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Several local communities are reporting damage as a result of severe weather Friday. To send damage reports, email news@wsmv.com. To send photos, email pix@wsmv.com.

10:00 p.m.

Barren County, KY - At least six homes with exterior damage; roof blown off at one business.

Logan County, KY - Several homes with roof damage

9:00 p.m.

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency confirms 29 people injured across the state, including 17 in Hamilton County, three in Bradley County and nine in McMinn County.

8:40 p.m.

Overton County: Multiple houses blown into the road in the Hardys Chapel area, as well as power outages and trees down. No injuries reported.

8:10 p.m.

Jackson County Sheriff Brad Stafford says at least 25 to 35 homes damaged or destroyed in Dodson Branch community. At least 20 people hurt, but they are all minor injuries.

Four of those people were trapped but they have since been rescued.

Officials urging everyone in that area to stay inside and off the roads due to downed power lines and trees.

7:51 p.m.

NES now reports about 1,600 customers without power in Davidson County. Updated outage map: http://www.nespower.com/OutageMap/default.aspx

7:48 p.m.

Nearly 4,000 Upper Cumberland Electric customers are without power.

7:30 p.m.

Cannon County officials report a roof blown off a structure downtown, and a lightning strike to the 911 dispatch center. No injuries were reported and the 911 service is up and running.

6:49 p.m.

Channel 4 viewer reports tennis-ball sized hail in Lynnville, TN.

6:33 p.m.

Putnam County emergency crews responding to an area possibly hit by a tornado in the area of Fairview Road. Several homes damaged and trees down.

6:25 p.m.

Officials confirm three people injured in Jackson County.

Tyler Smith, with the Putnam County Emergency Management Agency, reports crews are still having difficulty reaching some people in collapsed structures in parts of Jackson County.

6:12 p.m.

Silver-dollar sized hail reported near Ethridge, north of Lawrenceburg.

5:57 p.m.

Jackson County: Reports of some people trapped after multiple homes damaged and structures collapsed, including possibly a church near the Zion Road area, according to Tyler Smith, with the Putnam County Emergency Management Agency.

5:53 p.m.

Trained weather spotter reports tornado on the ground near Rickman in Overton County.

5:50 p.m.

Funnel cloud reported 1 mile northeast of Eagleville in Rutherford County.

5:48 p.m.

Emergency management reports homes damaged in Jackson County. No word on any possible injuries.

5:40 p.m.

Tornado spotted near Livingston and south of Gainesboro

5:23 p.m.

UPDATE: Dickson city officials report roof damage, interior water damage at Hampton Inn. No injuries reported.

5:17 p.m.

Nashville Electric Service is now reporting nearly 5,000 customers without power in Davidson County. NES says the outages are spread across the area, including Bellevue to Charlotte Avenue and Old Hickory area. Crews have been dispatched to repair affected power lines, according to NES spokesperson Holden Miller

Updated outage map: http://www.nespower.com/OutageMap/default.aspx

5:10 p.m.

Roof damage reported at South Cheatham Public Library in Kingston Springs

4:56 p.m.

Nashville: several reports of hail across Davidson County, but no reports of any major damage, says Kim Lawson, with Metro Office of Emergency Management.

4:50 p.m.

Tornado funnel reported on the ground near Ethridge in Lawrence County

4:45 p.m.

Metro Nashville Public Schools have released all middle school and Enhanced Option students to go home.

4:37 p.m.

Steve Manley, with Dickson County Office of Emergency Management reports firefighter spotted tornado touchdown before 4 p.m. Extensive property damage, but no injuries reported.

4:36 p.m.

Several trees down in Madison area north of Nashville

4:26 p.m.

Reports of roof blown off Hampton Inn, and damage to Waffle House along Highway 46 in Dickson County

4:20 p.m.

Ping-pong ball sized hail in Crieve Hall

4:18 p.m.

Channel 4 viewer reports structures damaged in Mayfield, KY (Near Murray)

4:17 p.m.

NES reports some 6,500 without power. For updated map, visit: http://www.nespower.com/OutageMap/default.aspx

Remember, to report a non-emergency or damage report in Metro Nashville, call the Office of Emergency Management at 862-8574. Emergencies should call 911.

4:15 p.m.

More hail reports coming in from across Nashville, including south, Berry Hill, East Nashville. Sizes ranging from dime to golf-ball sized.

4:05 p.m.

Widespread hail reports in west Nashville. Golf ball-sized hail outside Channel 4 studios.

3:50 p.m.

Kim Lawson, with Metro OEM, says Metro Nashville middle school students are being held inside their buildings until the storm passes.

To report a non-emergency or damage report in Metro Nashville, call the Office of Emergency Management at 862-8574. Emergencies should call 911.

3:26 p.m.

Emergency dispatch reporting possible tornado on the ground - western side of Dickson

3:20 p.m.

Trigg County, KY: Power lines and trees down. No reports of structure damage or injures.

3:11 p.m.

Half-dollar sized hail near Shelbyville; golf ball-sized hail in Wartrace

3:05 p.m.

Muhlenberg County, KY: Roofs blown off and power lines down in the Breman area

2:50 p.m.

Golf ball-sized hail reported in Fayette County

2:40 p.m.

All non-essential Metro employees given option to go home or stay at work for their safety.

2:25 p.m.

Nashville Electric Service has reported nearly 1,200 customers without power. To see an updated outage map, visit: http://www.nespower.com/OutageMap/default.aspx

2:00 p.m.

Several area safety shelters have opened to the public. To see an updated list, visit: http://www.wsmv.com/story/17066718/storm-shelters-open


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