NOON REPORT: Preliminary report: EF2 tornado hit Parthenon

PARTHENON, Ark. - A National Weather Service survey team says its preliminary determination is the storm that hit Parthenon was an EF2 tornado. The storm had maximum wind speeds of 120 miles per hour. The storm hit Monday night around 11:05.

The storm damaged or destroyed several homes and businesses, including the post office, which is gone. No injuries are reported.