Shelters open for storm victims across Middle Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Shelters for storm victims have opened across Middle Tennessee after a possible tornado moved through the area early Tuesday morning.

SEE ALSO: American Red Cross working to support those affected by Nashville tornado

In Nashville, an emergency shelter was established at the Farmers Market, located at 900 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard.

Power went out at the Farmer’s Market and cannot be re-established. People who were sheltered there were moved to Centennial Sportsplex by bus at 7 a.m.

The Margaret Maddox YMCA in East Nashville is open for anyone needing shelter.

Bridgestone Arena will open its doors to the public beginning at 11 a.m. to serve lunch to anyone in need.

People in Nashville Metro can also shelter at the following locations:

  • East High School – 110 Gallatin Avenue – Nashville
  • Highland Heights Church of Christ – 505 North Cumberland Street – Lebanon
  • Victory Baptist Church – 1777 Tate Lane – Mt. Juliet

In Putnam County, people can shelter at the following location:

  • First Baptist Church – 17 South Walnut Avenue – Cookeville

The YMCA in Putnam County is open, also for anyone needing assistance. In addition, the Putnam County Health Department is open and receiving patients for non-emergency treatment. Emergency shelters are also open at Cookeville Community Center.

Stay with News 2 for continuing coverage of Super Tuesday tornado rebuilding and recovery.

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