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Tornado Damage Confirmed In Sequoyah County

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Photo of tornado damage near Sallisaw. [National Weather Service] Photo of tornado damage near Sallisaw. [National Weather Service]
SEQUOYAH COUNTY, Oklahoma -

The National Weather Service Office in Tulsa confirms an EF-1 tornado touched down south of Sallisaw in Sequoyah County late Saturday, March 30, 2013.

National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Piltz says the tornado was 250 yards wide and traveled about a half mile.

"Tornado damage just southwest of Sallisaw, Oklahoma airport. Tornado was very brief, but damaging," said NWS Chief Meteorologist Steve Piltz.

The storm damaged a home and several barns just south of I-40 on Highway 59. There were no reports of any injuries.

[Watch video above of Sequoyah County tornado shot by Danny Mattox]

There was also an unconfirmed report of a tornado near Fort Gibson during those storms late Saturday.

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