Acute thunderstorm alert in Shelby county

 The weather forecasting warned the residents about tornadoes, penny-sized hail, and wind gusts up to 60 mph.

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Due to execrable weather, all schools got called off their after school activities.

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The Memphis area and surrounding counties were under tornado and thunderstorm alert.

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According to the agency, High waters were reported in a few areas like the Polar Avenue overpass and a tree fell down on Poplar Pike in German Town.

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A car got jammed in water under a bridge near Evelyn Avenue.

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Around 6,721 customers got affected due to 85 blackouts as reported by Memphis Light, Gas, and Water. 

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The tornado warning had come to an end but still, a few areas were under thunderstorm warning.

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 As of now, there was no damage reported in those areas.

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Three vehicles were stranded due to flooding as reported by the news agency.

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The awful thunderstorm warning in various parts of Shelby and DeSoto counties had come to an end but still, the rain continued after 7 p.m.

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