When it rains: Thunderstorms bring rain, lightning, & hail to Tennessee, North Georgia

Hail in Rossville, Ga. (Image: Emily Johnson)

Tuesday night's thunderstorms brought rain, lightning, and hail to parts of North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee.

Many in Rossville shared videos and pictures with us showing pea-sized hail covering the ground.

The hail wasn't limited to Rossville, however, as viewers in Cleveland and East Ridge told us.


Lightning was also a constant throughout the night.

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department had a busy evening, responding to several weather-related incidents.

Many viewers have asked why we're getting thunderstorms with it being so cold outside.

David Glenn shared an explanation.

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Rain is expected to continue falling across the area into the midweek. Depend on us to keep you posted.

With the threat of floods in our area, make sure you download our free WTVC Storm Track 9 app. If you allow notifications, we'll be able to let you know of any flood watches or warnings in your area. Just search Storm Track 9 in your app store.

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