Tennessee hit with second wave of tornadoes; 12 dead

Sunday, April 9, 2006 At least twelve people are dead as severe thunderstorms in Tennessee destroyed homes and other structures for the second time in a week.

Twenty-four people were killed in western Tennessee alone by tornadoes spawned by severe thunderstorms on Sunday, April 2.

Throughout the southeastern United States, 52 tornadoes, 515 hailstorms, and 160 reports of damaging winds were reported in an 24-hour period between Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8.