In Wayne County, Tennessee, there was major structural damage to several buildings and homes in the area. High winds and heavy rain had caused a large tree to uproot and fall onto a house in Atkins, Arkansas killing a woman and injuring a toddler. Another dangerous tornado moved from Monroe, Louisiana, to Jackson, Tennessee. Officials in Woodland Township, Ohio, called off their holiday light display Wednesday night. The University of Alabama-Birmingham suspended operations Wednesday afternoon, leaving only its hospital open, while Nashville, Tennessee, Mayor Megan Barry urged businesses to send their employees home early. Many people were without power at their homes. Weather warnings were issued for Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas and Alabama.