Friday Morning Storm Slams Rutherford County

Telephone poles snapped on West Jefferson Pike in Walter Hill
Telephone poles snapped on West Jefferson Pike in Walter Hill
Telephone poles snapped on West Jefferson Pike in Walter Hill
Telephone poles snapped on West Jefferson Pike in Walter Hill
Damage to Smyrna Parks & Recreation (Twitter picture from Kyle Mooney)
Homes and businesses on Wheeler Drive in La Vergne (Twitter picture from Amy Massengill)

Early morning storm slams Rutherford County, especially the northern parts. Places like La Vergne, Smyrna, Walter Hill and Lascassas all saw damage.

Heavy roof damage is reported in the La Vergne area. In fact, the roof of one business was partially removed and huge commercial-size garage door were ripped from the structure.

Power outages were sporadic throughout the area, but hardest hit with "no electricity" seems to have been the Walter Hill community.

Trees and power lines are down in La Vergne, Smyrna and Walter Hill. Tune to WGNS for "live" updates from those locations.

If you have storm photos, please e-mail them to WGNS at news@wgnsradio.com.

Storm Reports:
Homes and businesses on Wheeler Drive in La Vergne (pic above)
Damage to Smyrna Parks & Recreation (pic above)
Telephone poles snapped on West Jefferson Pike in Walter Hill (pic above)
Roof blown off BP Gas Station and car wash in Smyrna

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