- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 5, 2017

GOODMAN, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on tornado damage in Missouri (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado caused damage to a fire station, elementary school and several other buildings in southwest Missouri.

Meteorologist Mike Griffin says the tornado that hit the small town of Goodman on Tuesday night has been classified as an EF-2, with wind speeds of up to 120 mph.

No deaths or serious injuries have been reported.

McDonald County Sheriff Michael Hall estimates that one or two dozen homes sustained damage.

Minor damage was also reported at the airport in the nearby town of Neosho.

Goodman is about 30 miles south of Joplin, site of a deadly EF-5 tornado in May 2011.

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6:25 a.m.

Authorities in southwest Missouri believe a tornado is responsible for severe damage to several buildings, including a fire station and elementary school.

The small town of Goodman was hit hard by a severe storm Tuesday evening. McDonald County Emergency Management director Gregg Sweeten says it appears a tornado was responsible for damage to the town’s fire station and elementary school. No deaths or serious injuries have been reported.

Sweeten says several homes and businesses in Goodman were damaged.

Minor damage was also reported at the airport in Neosho, another southwest Missouri town.

Goodman is about 30 miles south of Joplin, site of a deadly EF-5 tornado in May 2011.

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