Deadly Tornados Hit Middle Tennessee

Severe storms and two tornadoes struck Middle Tennessee early on Tuesday morning, including one that caused major damage near downtown Nashville. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency confirmed at least nine dead from the damage.

According The Weather Channel nearly 20,000 homes and businesses remained without power as of 7:45 a.m. local time.


Super Tuesday voting will continue in Davidson County through out the day. Mayor Cooper posted the following information about polling locations.


8:15 AM

Reports continue to come through this morning as residents and business owners of Nashville assess the damage done to the city. Many well known businesses have severe damage. Those include:

  • 624 Jefferson Street, home of Music City Cleaners, The Labs, and Events @ 624.
  • Basement East
  • Burger Up (East Nashville Location)

We will continue to post information on businesses as we learn more.

10:00 AM

Mayor Cooper and Governor Lee speak about the damage caused by the storm in Nashville and surrounding counties.

11:00 AM

The death toll has now been confirmed at 19 according to NBC News.

Many business locations are confirmed with severe damage on Rosa Park Blvd.

  • Auto Zone
  • Regions Bank
  • Walgreens (Was recently Rite Aid)
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts

11:30 AM

Photos of damage in North Nashville and Germantown

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