At least a dozen still unaccounted for after Tennessee flooding

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WAVERLY, Tenn. (WTVF) -- Tennessee officials published an updated database of those who are inactive unaccounted for pursuing catastrophic flooding that's already liable for astatine slightest 22 deaths.

According to the Waverly Department of Public Safety, 12 radical were inactive unaccounted for Monday afternoon.

The victims, including children, were killed erstwhile the rising waters tore done Humphreys, Hickman, Houston and Dickson Counties aboriginal Saturday morning.

The City of Waverly was the hardest hit.

The National Weather Service says up to 17 inches of rainfall fell successful Humphreys County successful little than 24 hours Saturday, triple the forecast and shattering the Tennessee grounds for one-day rainfall.

Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis said they're inactive doing payment checks, but determination is simply a anticipation that the decease toll volition spell up implicit the adjacent fewer days.

Charline Bradley said her household mislaid everything successful the floods.

“Our friends and our household and our radical that we... is each that matters. There is thing worldly that matters. Our municipality of Waverly has been devastated, and those are the things that I can't imagine. So successful my devastation, I cognize that it's going to get amended implicit time,” Bradely said.

More information: How to assistance victims of Saturday's devastating floods

This communicative was archetypal reported by Laken Bowles connected

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