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Tennessee declares state of emergency

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(WMC-TV) - A state of emergency is being declared in Tennessee as a result of the severe storms that passed through the region late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

Officials are currently assessing the wide-spread damage caused by straight-line winds.

The state is also responding to requests from local governments for emergency resources like tarps and debris clearance.

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency plans to issue a status report with the latest information on the current situation shortly.

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