Tennessee Flooding Updates – Piney River Resort 21 Dead, Dozens Missing

Tennessee Flooding Updates, Tennessee’s Emergency Management Agency released a report regarding the floods that killed several people in Middle Tennessee on Sunday morning. According to Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis, at least 21 people were killed by severe flooding in Middle Tennessee on Saturday.

In a noon news release, Humphreys County Emergency Management Agency reported that searching and recovery efforts are underway in Waverly and Humphreys County. Davis said there are between 25 and 30 missing people still at large.

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According to Sheriff Chris Davis, 25 to 30 people were still unaccounted for in Humphreys County. Twin toddlers were among the dead after her father’s arms were swept away, according to relatives who survived.

Collier believes there may be hundreds of uninhabitable homes, according to county officials. As a result of the unprecedented flooding, roads, cellphone towers, and telephone lines were destroyed, leaving families unsure whether their loved ones survived.

Meteorologists said Middle Tennessee saw double the amount of rain in the worst-case scenario for flooding as compared with the previous worst-case scenario.

Associated Press: A Brookside housing complex appears to be the most damaged by the floods, according to Kansas Klein of Waverly.

Several buildings were destroyed. Half of them were knocked down, according to Klein. “People were pulling out the bodies of people who drowned and did not survive.”

Waverly and parts of Dickson, Hickman, Houston, and Humphreys counties were flooded.

Middle Tennessee saw an accumulation of 9-17 inches of rain within a six-hour period on Saturday morning, and additional storms hit the same region later in the night.

In a noon news release, Humphreys County Emergency Management Agency reported that searching and recovery efforts are underway in Waverly and Humphreys County. There are still 25 to 30 people missing, Davis said.

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Tennessee Flooding Updates
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