LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Strong to severe storms are possible Tuesday afternoon and evening...especially on the Plateau. The main threats are damaging winds, small hail, heavy downpours, and frequent lightning.
UNION COUNTY, Tenn (WVLT) -- Union County Sheriff's Department tells Local 8 News they have officers in the area of Highway 61 West and Big Ridge. At this time information is limited but we're told Union County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for someone in that area and they have blocked off part of Highway 61 West and closed Big Ridge as a result of that search. Tennessee Highway Patrol tells us they are assisting.
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