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April 28, 2011

State-wide status report



The State Emergency Operations Center in Nashville has issued a statewide status report. This information is current as of 4 p.m. CDT.


MEDIA LINE

TEMA’s media line is 615-741-0482. Public Information Officers are available for media interviews.


DEATHS & INJURIES
There are 34 confirmed fatalities in Tennessee.
Bledsoe County – 4
Bradley County – 9
Franklin County – 1
Greene County – 7
Hamilton County – 9
Johnson County – 2
Sequatchie County – 1
Washington County – 1


There have been 107 reported injuries with the majority being reported from Hamilton County.

POWER OUTAGES
There are currently 191,843 customers without power in the state.


PUBLIC SAFETY MESSAGE
The public is strongly encouraged to limit travel in flooded areas and use extreme caution.

NEVER drive through flooded roadways. Do not attempt to cross flowing streams.

Turn Around Don’t Drown!

Flood safety and health information from the Tennessee Department of Health at health.state.tn.us/FloodandSafety/floodandsafety.htm.