Tennessee Emergency Management confirm that 19 people are dead across four counties


Update on Nashville Tornadoes: Tennessee Emergency Management Community Relations Officer Maggie Hannan confirmed that 19 people are dead across four counties, the Tennessean reported.

Damaging storms spawned one or more tornadoes in Middle Tennessee early Tuesday morning.

Part of Interstate 40 was closed by downed power lines and overturned tractor-trailers.

Nashville schools are closed for the rest of the week.

More than 50 buildings were damaged in Nashville.