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Update from Huntsville Utilities spokesman Bill Yell:
We currently have three small outages still from this afternoon's storm.
The largest outage from the storm was the outage in north Huntsville in the Winchester Road area. A pole was damaged by the storm and caused a power line to come loose from the pole. This resulted in a substation breaker that served this area to go offline. Repairs were made and power was restored to the area within an hour.
There are a number of reports of tree limbs on lines and several reports of street light poles being down from the storm. Crews are responding to all of these reports and currently have most of them cleared up.
A large power outage is reported in north Huntsville in the Winchester Rd. area, including Blue Spring, Hollow Rd., Meridian St., and many other streets in the area. Approximately 1,200 Huntsville Utilites customers are affected by the outage. The cause of the outage is unknown at this time but utility crews are in the area working to restore service.
According to witnesses, only parts of the Huntland High School gym roof were blown off. No injuries are reported.
Trees reportedly down in Horse Cove, about 5 miles SE of Hampton Cove.
The roof has reportedly been blown off of the gym at Huntland High School in Franklin County, TN.
Huntsville Utilities spokesman Bill Yell said that there are only two power outages reported in Huntsville at this time.
Traffic lights are reportedly out on University Drive and Sparkman Road in Huntsville.
Florence High School currently has no electricity, with several poles down.
Electrical pole down on Foy Street in Florence.
Minor roof damage has been reported in Cherokee in Colbert County.
In Franklin County, one tree has been reported down and one power pole was down but is already repaired.
A tree crashed down into a residence in Somerville and also blew a storage building in the house's front yard.
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