Weather Service: Was Middle Tennesse hit by one tornado or several?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne) -- The National Weather Service office in Nashville hopes to have teams out again Wednesday assessing the damage from Tuesday’s deadly storms.
Weather Service Meteorologist Scott Unger says the Nashville office wasn’t able to determine Tuesday if the damage seen across four counties was the result of one tornado or several. They hope to make that determination today.
“Trying to see if we can connect the dots I guess you could say. To be able to tell whether it was one continuous path or not. So we’ll have one team that will go out to Putnam and we’ll have another team that will be in the Nashville Metro area.”
State officials say the death toll currently stands at 24 people killed, including 18 in Putnam County, 2 here in Nashville, 1 in Benton County just across the Tennessee River and 3 in Wilson County.