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NWS CONFIRMS 2 TORNADOES IN BLOUNT COUNTY FRIDAY AFTERNOON

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The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in Blount County Friday. Notices about strong winds, rain and funnel clouds began appearing on social media in the afternoon. A Meteorological team from the NWS in Morristown arrived in the area Saturday morning and made the determination that a possible landspout had cause minor damage near Louisville and that an EF0 tornado had touched down off Wilkinson Pike near the Pleasant Hill Vineyards in Maryville. No injuries were reported.

 

 

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