Tennessee Declares a State of Emergency

Tennessee Declares a State of Emergency

Tennessee has declared a state of emergency after wide-spread damage from tornadoes and straight-line winds overnight and Wednesday morning.
NASHVILLE, TN (abc24.com) - Tennessee has declared a state of emergency after wide-spread damage from tornadoes and straight-line winds overnight and Wednesday morning.

According to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, the state’s Emergency Operations Center activated to Level 3 Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. and a State of Emergency is now in effect for the state.

Local governments and state personnel are currently conducting preliminary damage assessments and will continue to do so throughout the day. The state is responding to requests from local governments for emergency resources, such as tarps or debris clearance.

Currently, there is one confirmed fatality in Davidson County.

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