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UPDATED: Funnel cloud flips cars south of Nashville

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Vehicles damaged in Franklin, Tenn. following a funnel cloud. / WSMV-TV, NBC Nashville. Vehicles damaged in Franklin, Tenn. following a funnel cloud. / WSMV-TV, NBC Nashville.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) - Officials in Franklin, Tenn., say high winds overturned a car at a park and caused three minor injuries.

Johnny Clark, a spokesman for the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency, said a sudden storm hit Jim Warren Park around 7 p.m. CDT Thursday.

He said a tree went through a roof at a mobile home in the area, but no one was hurt there.

WSMV-TV in Nashville (http://bit.ly/K3gIrQ ) reports children playing baseball at the park were taken to safety 10 minutes before the storm. The station quoted witnesses as seeing a funnel cloud.

Clark said a funnel cloud was not immediately confirmed.

A tornado warning was in effect at the time for Franklin and an area just south of Nashville. Half-inch size hail fell at the time.

 

Information from: WSMV-TV, http://www.wsmv.com/

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