National Weather Service: Tornado Hit LeFlore County Sunday
LEFLORE COUNTY, Oklahoma - The National Weather Service office in Tulsa confirms a second tornado struck in Oklahoma on Sunday, April 27, 2014. It says an EF-1 tornado hit rural LeFlore County.
KFSM TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith, Arkansas reports the National Weather Service discovered the damage during a survey two miles northeast of Octavia.
The NWS said the tornado touched down at 5:33 p.m. Octavia is located halfway between Poteau and Broken Bow on Highway 259.
No injuries were reported.
The LeFlore County tornado struck three minutes after a deadly tornado hit the Ottawa County community of Quapaw in the northeast corner of the state.
The Enhanced Fujita Scale rates tornadoes on a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being the worst. The NWS says an EF-1 tornado's winds can reach 110 miles per hour.