Dozens Still Missing After Deadly Tennessee Tornadoes


Search and rescue crews worked through the night in hardest hit areas near Nashville, where 24 people were killed and dozens more injured.

(NBC News)  Search and rescue efforts continued in central Tennessee Wednesday morning, where dozens remain missing following Monday night’s deadly tornadoes.

Dozens are still missing after the storms.  

At least 24 people were killed when tornadoes swept across the Nashville area, reducing homes and businesses to rubble.

At least one EF-3 twister with winds of 160 miles per hour lifted debris more than 20,000 feet in the air.

Putnam County, east of Nashville, was hit hardest.  At least 18 people were killed there.  Dozens more were injured, and 38 were listed as missing Tuesday evening.

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