NEW YORK (CNN) - I was watching CNN's Super Tuesday coverage last night when Chad Myers broke in with reports of tornadoes in Memphis and the surrounding area.
As a girl who from South Memphis, just across the state line in Southaven, MS, I sprung into action.
Almost my entire family is still in the area, so I called my parents to see if they were ok.
A tornado hit about a mile-and-a-half from their place but, fortunately, they suffered only some tree damage. They had a little information that CNN didn’t have yet, so my dad sprung into “daughter is producer” mode and gave me all the information, which I relayed to our headquarters in Atlanta.
I checked in this morning before heading to work and everyone at home is ok.
Tonight, we’ll bring you the latest on damage and what’s next for people in these areas.
– Kay Jones, CNN 360° Editorial Producer
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