Nation Mar 04

Residents begin the cleanup on Barrett Drive in Mt. Juliet after a tornado touched down Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Middle Tennessee. Photo by Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via USA Today Network
Cellphone alerts helped Tennessee couple escape to basement

A grim search continued Wednesday for survivors of deadly tornadoes in Tennessee, where 24 people were killed and 21 others remain missing. Some survivors credit the alerts that blared from their cellphones for saving their lives.