The National Weather Service has confirmed a strong EF-1 tornado touched down in Perry County.
According to the N.W.S. preliminary reports show a strong EF-1 tornado touched down in Perry County killing two in Wednesday night storms.
Perry County Sherriffs say 69-year-old Ann Yzaguirre and 70-year-old Antionio Yzaguirre were killed when the tornado hit their home on Neighbors Lane in Linden, TN.
The couple had just celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary on December 13th, 2015. The two people who were also reported missing in Perry County have been located and are safe. Crews are still working to clean up the debris today.
PERRY COUNTY, Tenn.--Perry County Sheriff Nick Weems confirms two people have died and two more are missing following severe storms Wednesday night.
Two others were being treated by first responders on the scene. Sheriff Weems told FOX 17 stated the deaths occurred on Neighbor Lane halfway between Linden and Hohenwald. Sheriff Weems says it appears strong winds or a tornado hit the area very hard and "the houses just exploded."
Sheriff Weems says the home which claimed the life of a man and woman was "completely gone." A neighbor told FOX 17 reporter she feels thankful to be alive and that three of the four homes on the hill were destroyed.