image via The Tennessean
Floods in Middle TN have been a grim force and the devastation has claimed many lives, and there are fears the death toll will climb as flood waters threaten Nashville and surrounding counties - 52 counties are likely to be labeled disaster areas.
I'm sure many readers in Tennessee and beyond would like to help and there's some info on how to do that just below ...
Friends and family in the area are safe as of now, but the cost has been so high for so many.
The Tennessean has a wide range of reports and images here
KnoxViews has more information,
Southern Beale recounts a loss very close to home
No Silence Here has info on how you can help
More on how you can help from Nashvillest.