Bradley County emergency officials reported at 4 p.m. that the storm has caused two injuries but there are no fatalities.
Officials have not confirmed that a tornado hit the county.
Officials said the storm destroyed three Bradley County homes and damaged 45, 12 of those severely. Cleveland Utilities reports 1,045 customers are without power.
Officials say they expect the next round of storms to move in between 5:45 and 6:15 p.m. Another round will come after that between 8 and 9 p.m.