Deadly tornado in Oklahoma kills two people

QUAPAW, Okla. (CNN/KYTV) — A deadly tornado touched down in northeastern Oklahoma.

The National Weather Service and local responders say two people were killed in Quapaw.

Several buildings in the town near the borders with Kansas and Missouri were damaged.

Tornadoes were reported in several states as a powerful weather system moved east across the country.

In Arkansas, Interstate 40 was shut down after a twister touched down in Mayflower. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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