Now that it’s over, Tennessee can officially say that 2020 was an abnormally active and “devastating year” for tornadoes.
The storm cells that tracked across Middle Tennessee Saturday afternoon resulted in a weak tornado that spun up in eastern Wilson County, tracking nearly four miles and 100 yards wide.
Gov. Bill Lee said in Chattanooga today that precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of the virus among those displaced by deadly tornadoes that ripped through the area late Sunday night. “Instead of the traditional American Red Cross shelters, in a gymnasium or in a church, we’re utilizing hotels, so that people can […]
In Putnam County, where over 700 structures were damaged last week due to an EF-4 tornado, hundreds of photographs of survivors and their families have been found. And a volunteer-run project wants to help connect survivors with these memories.
The funerals of the victims of the Tennessee tornadoes are underway. Eighteen of the 24 fatalities happened in Putnam County, and the oldest victim was 67.