CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — First responders in Tennessee were surveying the damage caused by an apparent tornado that damaged homes Saturday as a series of severe storms ravaged the area.
Clarksville police and firefighters were responding to multiple reports of damage in the northern part of the city, located north of Nashville near the Kentucky state line.
Residents were asked to stay home while first responders assessed the situation.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that a tornado touched down around 2 p.m. and damaged several homes. The statement said there were no confirmed injuries or missing people, but searches in the area were continuing.
A shelter was set up at a local high school.
Clarksville city spokesman Jimmy Settle said in an email that he had no further information on the number of structures damaged or possible injuries.
The National Weather Service issued several tornado warnings in Tennessee and said it planned to survey an area where an apparent tornado struck Kentucky.
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