Storms bring reports of large hail in Sevier County, other parts of E. Tenn.

(source: Stacy Champagne, Gatlinburg)

SEVIERVILLE (WATE) – Pop-up thunderstorms moving through East Tennessee Tuesday evening resulted in several reports of hail, some as big as 1.5 inches in diameter, and coming down so hard in spots that it looked like snow.

Video submitted by Gatlinburg resident Stacy Champagne shows hail raining down and piling up on vehicles in the driveway.

Several other people in parts of Blount and Knox counties also shared their photos of hail. National Weather Service storm reports indicate up to 1.5 inch hail in parts of Sevier and Blount counties. Some downed tress and power lines were also reported.

Slideshow: Hail in East Tennessee

hailgallery

The isolated storms are expected to continue until sundown, but this weather pattern is likely to continue the rest of the week.

More online: Latest forecast from the WATE 6 On Your Side Storm Team

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s