On Saturday, August 21, as 250 and 450 motos were going off like clockwork at Budds Creek in Maryland, Hurricane Creek in Middle Tennessee was rising. The Hurricane is the usually-calm creek that runs along Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, home of the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship since 1982. Countless motocross racers and their families have dipped a toe in that cool water. It’s especially refreshing after a long, hot moto in the heat of early August. The creek flows down to a grist mill adjacent to the front yard of the actual home of Loretta Lynn, known as Hurricane Mills. It’s usually an idyllic place, but on this day, it was starting to flood.
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