EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Oklahoma County

April 2, 2013

The National Weather Service in Tulsa confirms that a tornado touched down near Sallisaw, Okla., during severe storms late Saturday.

Tulsa television station KOTV reports that the twister was rated an EF-1.

Weather service meteorologist Steve Piltz says the tornado was 250 yards wide and traveled about a half mile on the ground. The twister damaged a home and several barns south of Interstate 40 on U.S. 59.

No injuries were reported.

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