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Country Stars Tweet About Dangerous Nashville Weather and Tornado Threats

Martina McBride, Chris Young
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The Nashville music community is bracing for heavy storms today as tornado watches and warnings have residents on high alert. Several counties were under dangerous Nashville weather warnings earlier this morning, and the Tennessean reports that there is a threat between 2PM CT and 6PM CT Friday night. Tornado watches are in effect across the state until 9PM.

With schools closing early, country stars like Chris Young and Martina McBride are reminding friends and family to stay safe. The floods of 2010 are no doubt on everyone's mind each time a heavy storm rolls into the area. That spring rainstorm killed nearly 30 people and devastated Music City and many other areas across the state. There is nothing to indicate that type of destruction is possible, but nerves will surely be raw as residents take shelter. Stay safe from the weather, Nashville!


Meghan Linsey (@meghanlinsey): This weather is crazy! I woke up to hail this morning and now it's 85 degrees outside. At least i've got a basement!!



TraceAdkins (@TraceAdkins): Really hoping a tornado doesn't come today. It'll be harder to wrestle it to the ground with my kidney hurtin' like this.



Martina McBride (@martinamcbride): Any of my friends in Nashville who don't have a safe place or a basement are welcome to come to my house. For real.



Chely Wright (@chelywright): Are all my friends in Nashville okay? Let me hear from you or I'll worry. #tornadoweatherstinks xoxo



ChrisYoungMusic (@ChrisYoungMusic): Damn tornados…getting started early this year. Everybody stay safe



Brett Eldredge (@bretteldredge): These weather dudes get so intense when talking about severe weather..I think they're forced to beer bong 8 red bulls b4 going on camera



Jimmy Wayne (@JimmyWayne): Tornado horn sounding off in TN. Taking cover !



John Rich (@johnrich): Big ass storm approaching Nashville…glad I live in a concrete house. Ya'll be CAREFUL if you're in this part of the country. No joke.



Jake Owen (@jakeowen): Tho storm is NO Joke… Getting hammered now here in West Nashville… Unreal winds and golf ball hail crushing my truck



Dierks Bentley (@DierksBentley): big hail storm in nashville. my truck BIG WHITE really didn't need anymore cosmetic damage!


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