Authorities say at least 3 people were killed in
Cincinnati, Arkansas when a strong storm, possibly a tornado, tore through the
area Friday morning. The storm caused major damages in Cincinnati and Benton
County. Six homes were destroyed while five other sustained major damage. A
handful of other buildings, including a fire station and a store, were also
There have been reports of people trapped under rubble,
but rescuers have not confirmed those reports. Authorities have confirmed at
least 12 people were injured. Two horses also died in the storm.
The storm moved toward St. Louis, Missouri, but bad weather
lingered in Arkansas. The Arkansas Emergency Management has issued a tornado
advisory. The weather delayed or canceled flights to and from the
Northwest Arkansas regional airport.
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