WTVF viewers watched a tornado brush by the CBS affiliate when meteorologist Henry Rothenberg and photographer Dan Blommel were on-air when a funnel cloud hit Nashville, Tenn. early Tuesday morning.
WTVF reporter Chris Conte tweeted out the dramatic video:
Moment of impact. Photojournalist Dan Blommel shot this video as a tornado hit Nashville this morning. Two people are sadly now confirmed dead. pic.twitter.com/SvZkKo2fZI
— Chris Conte (@chrisconte) March 3, 2020
Meteorologist Bree Smith also shared with viewers that the station took several power hits when the tornado went through Nashville around 12:30 a.m.
Incredible tower cam view of the Nashville tornado on WTVF, live as it happened. Big kudos to those guys for having backups in place to stay on the air. pic.twitter.com/Ewm68bp8m2
— Colin Lord (@colinlord) March 3, 2020