Strong storms rolled through the Cherokee County area on Saturday bringing torrential downpours and strong winds leaving numerous trees and power lines down in its path. There was one home damaged on Highway 273 in Leesburg where a large tree fell across the house, fortunately no one was injured.
Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency received close to 40 reports of varying degrees of damage.
In Etowah County the Gadsden Etowah EMA says there were as many as 30 reports of downed trees and downed power lines, thankfully no injuries.
Cherokee Electric crews spent most of the night working to restore power to customers affected all across the county.
In neighboring Floyd County, Georgia there was over a dozen reports of trees across the Rome area. At the height of the storm, there were more than 180 power outages in the Rome area, affecting nearly 19,000 customers.