Death toll up to 25 after tornadoes rip through Nashville, middle Tennessee

People pass by businesses destroyed by storms Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
People pass by businesses destroyed by storms Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

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.