Deaths Reported as Severe Flooding Hits Middle Tennessee

At least eight people including two twin toddlers were killed in catastrophic flooding that hit parts of Middle Tennessee on August 21, according to local media.

As of Saturday morning, up to 10 inches of rain had fallen in Houston, Humphreys, Dickson and Hickman Counties, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

Search and rescue efforts continued throughout the day amid reports of missing residents shared on social media.

Increased rainfall and flooding were possible as storms were forecast to move northwest to southeast across Middle Tennessee, according to the NWS.

This video filmed by Waverly resident Leaha Duff shows a submerged parking lot at the city’s Walmart Supercenter store on Saturday. Credit: Leaha Duff via Storyful

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