Toll climbs: 15 dead in Tenn., Miss. storms

A stranded car sits on a flooded road on Saturday, May 1, 2010 in Franklin, Tenn. Some areas of the state had gotten up to 10 inches of rain by Saturday afternoon and more was expected, said Tennessee Emergency Management spokesman Jeremy Heidt. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

May 2, 2010 8:21:51 PM PDT
Devastating thunderstorms slammed Tennessee and northern Mississippi over the weekend, killing at least 15 people, five in Nashville, closing scores of highways, and leaving weeks of cleanup for thousands of residents whose homes were damaged.