State Of Emergency In Effect After Storms; Red Cross Opens Shelter
Storm Damage in Williamson County
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A state of emergency is now in effect for the state of Tennessee following the overnight storms.
Local governments and state personnel are currently conducting preliminary damage assessments and will continue to do so throughout the day. So far, three tornadoes have been confirmed, but teams continue to survey damage.
The state is responding to requests from local governments for emergency resources, such as tarps or debris clearance.
The State Emergency Operations Center, which opened Tuesday night, remains at Level-3 State of Emergency activation due to widespread storm damage and many counties conducting preliminary damage assessments.