Rough weather in Tennessee, too

by thoughtfulconservative

UPDATE: Here is a map showing tornado damage and sightings. The death toll has risen to 17 (FOX reports 21). A natural gas station is burning northeast of Nashville, perhaps as a result of the storms.

Tornado reported in downtown Nashville

At 9:45 p.m., a tornado was reported sighted traveling from downtown Nashville area headed toward Goodlettsville.Tornadoes sirens in the downtown ares were going off and the authorities were telling people to seek shelter.

Tornado warning had been extended to 10:45 p.m. for the Davidson County area.

The National Weather Service reports a half-dozen tornadoes in Tennessee and northern Mississippi. Tornadoes have also been reported near Fort Campbell, just north of Nashville. A couple of people were killed and several injured in severe weather around Jackson, TN, about halfway between Nashville and Memphis. There were reports of tornadoes around Memphis, damaging the Hickory Ridge Mall.
The Tennessee Secretary of State was forced to close some precincts for a time.


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