NASHVILLE, Tenn. – UPDATE, 5:50 P.M.
The death toll now stands at 25 people.
UPDATE, 3:30 p.m.
The death toll from tornadoes that ripped across Tennessee has climbed to at least 22.
UPDATE, 10:30 a.m.
Tennessee emergency management agency spokeswoman raises tornado death toll to 19.
UPDATE, 9 a.m.
Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding at least 40 buildings and killing at least nine people. One of the twisters caused severe damage in downtown Nashville.