Hail storm closes schools in Franklin County

WINCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- Franklin County schools are closed after a Sunday hailstorm left the parts of the county looking like a winter wonderland.

WTVF-TV reports the storm hit areas around Decherd and downtown Winchester Sunday evening, leaving behind several inches of hail.

The Franklin County Highway Department was called in to assist in cleaning up the roads around the Winchester town square. There were no immediate reports of any accidents.


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