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.
BLOUNT CO. Tenn, (WVLT)-- About 7,500 people were without power in Blount County, Saturday morning.
Alcoa Electric says the Wildwood substation went out at about 8:00 a.m. due to the drop in temperatures.
As of 11:30 most customers had their power restored.
The company says crews will be on high alert as temperatures are expected to plummet over the weekend.
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