2021 Tennessee floods

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During the early morning of August 21, 2021, very heavy rainfall caused massive flash flooding across the western central part of Tennessee in the United States. It rained a total of 10 to 15 inches (25 to 38 cm) before the flood.[1] Many towns in Tennessee were damaged by floodwater, with many homes and businesses being destroyed.[2] Over 22 people were killed with over 20 missing.[3][4]

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  1. "At least 8 killed in Tennessee flash floods; dozens missing". StarTribune. 21 August 2021. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  2. "Heavy rain triggers 'catastrophic' flash floods in Middle Tennessee: What we know". MSN Weather. 22 August 2021. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  3. "Authorities: 17 dead, around 40 missing after flooding in Humphreys County". WKRN. 21 August 2021. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  4. "Family says twin babies were swept away by floodwater in Waverly". WTVF. 21 August 2021. Retrieved 22 August 2021.