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Deadly tornado slams Tennessee: Everything we know

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2024
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One person was killed after severe thunderstorms ripped through the Middle Tennessee region on Wednesday, triggering a "violent" tornado to touch down in Maury County, according to weather officials. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado emergency—the service's highest alert level—for Maury, Williamson and Rutherford counties just before 6 p.m. CDT, according to The Tennessean. NWS Nashville's office shortly afterward posted to X, formerly Twitter, that a "large, violent" tornado was "on the ground" near Spring Hill, roughly 36 miles south of Nashville. Officials with the Maury Country Regional...

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