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19th Anniversary Marked Of Mid-State Tornado Outbreak

Posted at 7:28 PM, Apr 16, 2017

It's been 19 years since a tornado outbreak hit Middle Tennessee, killing four people.

The outbreak on April 16, 1998 even saw a tornado strike downtown Nashville.

According to the National Weather Service, four people were killed and hundreds more were injured.

The tornado that hit downtown blew out numerous windows in skyscrapers and caused the collapse of some older buildings.

Wilson County was hit by four different tornadoes during the event.