At least two people died in Hamilton County, including one man who was killed by a tree that fell on him as he slept, and at least seven people lost their lives in Murray County, Georgia, after storms blew through Sunday night. The National Weather Service in Morristown, Tennessee, said Monday afternoon that a storm survey had found EF-3 damage with winds estimated around 145 mph.
The Times Free Press has compiled a few videos and photos of the destruction in the Chattanooga area below courtesy of news partner WRCB and local drone pilots David Waltermyer and Skip Skipper of 148 Films.
Dozens were injured and more than 200 buildings damaged in southeast Tennessee and north Georgia because of the storms. For ways to help with the damage, click here.