Storm knocks down trees, causes power outages

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Thousands of people in the Memphis area were without power after strong thunderstorms moved through the area overnight.

The storms moved through Memphis around midnight, knocking down several trees and power lines.

In the High Point Terrace area, a tree fell onto North Highland Street partially blocking the street near Mimosa Ave.

In Highland Heights, another tree fell on Given Avenue, blocking part of that street.

Luckily, there are no reports of any serious damage to homes or any injuries.

At the height of the storm, more than 5,000 people were without power.

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