- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 29, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit the Louisville, Miss., area Monday night has a preliminary rating of EF-4.

Mike Edmonston, senior meteorologist at National Weather Service in Jackson, Miss., confirmed the rating Tuesday.

An EF-4 rating means the tornado packed wind speeds of 170 to 190 mph.

Reports are pending on the tornado that struck the Tupelo area from the weather service in Memphis, Tenn.

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