Tennessee Tornadoes Leave Six Dead, 60,000 Without Power

Date:

Share post:

Nashville, TN — Tennessee experienced a wave of severe weather on Saturday, including destructive tornadoes that resulted in at least six fatalities and extensive power outages. 

In a northern suburb of Nashville, three deaths were reported, with two adults and a child also losing their lives in Clarksville, approximately 50 miles northwest of the state capital. Mayor Joe Pitts of Clarksville declared a state of emergency and imposed a 9pm curfew for Sunday. He expressed deep sorrow for the affected families, assuring city support during their grieving period. Montgomery County officials confirmed 23 hospitalizations, as Mayor Wes Golding lamented the tragic impact on the community. 

As of late Saturday evening, nearly 60,000 residents were without power. The National Weather Service had issued multiple tornado warnings throughout the day.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Will County, IL – Residents Report Mysterious Glowing Skies in Joliet 

Joliet, IL - Locals in Joliet and surrounding counties were puzzled Wednesday night by an unusual orange glow in...

New Lenox, IL – Local Man Facing Felony Charges in Child Pornography Case

New Lenox, IL - A search warrant executed Wednesday has lead to the arrest of a 45-year-old New...

Elmhurst, IL: Police Crack Vehicle Theft Ring Involving Maserati, Several Semis; Three Arrested

Elmhurst, IL - Three men have been charged in a series of vehicle thefts across various Illinois communities,...

Hobart, IN – Purchased Headlight Leads to Puerto Rico Arrest in Fatal December Hit-and-Run Case

Hobart, IN - A critical clue in a fatal hit-and-run investigation led to an arrest in Puerto Rico,...