Emergency responders went door-to-door warning residents living near the Edenville Dam.
Severe weather was moving through Mississippi early Thursday after apparent tornadoes tore through parts of Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana.
Many people spent part of the night early Monday sheltering in basements, closets and bathroom tubs as sirens wailed to warn of possible tornadoes.
At Cookeville Regional Medical Center in the county seat, doctors and nurses have gone from treating about 80 patients injured in the tornado to preparing for coronavirus.
President Donald Trump viewed damage in Putnam County where a tornado killed 18 people, including five children.
Emergency officials say they believe the systems in place to warn people worked properly.
No place saw more destruction than pockets of Putnam County.
Rescuers search for victims after tornadoes caused damage in Nashville and other parts of the state.
Severe weather destroys several buildings, injures many people, in and around Nashville.