Tennessee Department of Health confirms 3 dead after tornadoes hit

This follows the storm that hit several counties in Western and Middle Tennessee
Originally Published: 11 DEC 21 10:06 ET

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NAsHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed three weather-related deaths due to the storm.

Health officials said two deaths were reported in Lake County and one fatality in Obion County.

The State Emergency Operations Center in Nashville has been activated at a Level 3 – State of Emergency. This activation allows state departments to support “local jurisdictions directly with storm response.”

The storm took down trees in Decatur, Gibson, Henderson, and Madison counties.

TEMA Director Patrick Sheehan said the “severe storms, producing observed and radar-indicated tornadoes.”

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