LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop overnight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- The Knoxville Area chapter of the American Red Cross continues to help East Tennessee storm victims.
In Monroe County, the damage assessment is ongoing.
In Knox County, two volunteers continue their look into the impact of the storm's damage. Also residents dealing with extended power outages are getting supplies like food, water and other essentials from the organization.
At one point, 85 people stayed at a Red Cross shelter in Jefferson County.
Three shelters were open at one point in Grainger County.
Families in Scott County are also getting help.
The organization has also sent four volunteers to help out in the Chattanooga area.
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