NWS: Tornado NW of Bristow rated EF1

Posted at 3:05 PM, May 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-25 15:41:05-04

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in northeast Oklahoma Tuesday evening/ early Wednesday morning.

The storm, given a preliminary rating of EF1, struck northwest of Bristow Tuesday afternoon, damaging homes. 

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said no injuries were reported after the storm. An emergency management official did not immediately return phone calls for comment.

RELATED: Radar images show the track and intensity of the Bristow storm

Tornadoes were also spotted in rural areas of western Kansas, but no injuries had been reported.

Tornado warnings were also issued in parts of eastern Colorado and the Texas panhandle.

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