On Monday, we received snow showers in Middle Tennessee, and today, Tornado's hit Middle Tennessee. I live about 25 minutes away from Murfreesboro, the hardest hit by the tornado's today. Around 12:00pm I went to the grocery store to get an Easter basket for my daughter, and after 30 min. the store evacuated everyone in the store to the middle of the store. The store was on lock down for about an hour. After I came home This is what I seen.
13 Hurt As Tornado Reported Near Murfreesboro
A tornado was reported by numerous eyewitnesses in Rutherford County on Friday, and hospital officials said at least 13 people were injured.
Two deaths have been reported in the Crompton Road area in Murfressboro, according to the Daily News Journal. Power was out in parts of the city, population about 100,500, and some homes were damaged.
Please keep the victims in our hearts and minds.
Video's Of The Tornado:
More Info later.
From The Police Dept.
Advisory to Murfreesboro residents: In the aftermath of today's storms, if you have life threatening emergencies, please call 9-1-1. If you want to report damage, call 893-1311. Several roads are closed due to debris. City crews are working to clear them. Meantime, do not travel the streets unless it is absolutely necessary. If you must be out, please give emergency crews the right of way.
Murfreesboro City Schools staff are aware parents may be late picking up city students from ESP so will stay with them until all are safely with their parents.
Drivers returning to Murfreesboro should avoid the northern part of the city, especially the Thompson/Broad Street and Broad/state Route 840 areas and Medical Center Parkway is closed down to one lane. Alternates include Old Fort Parkway, U.S. 231 South and the Joe B. Jackson Parkway.