"Our rapid response assessors are in Elk City and nearby storm-affected areas, and we are going to continue to follow the storms, said Sam Porter, director of Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief".
Another tornado touched down about five miles southeast of Sayre in Beckham County about 6:45 p.m., Barnes said. "We would like to evaluate any damage at each site and also develop a plan to help our coworkers who have been affected by the storm", Elk City public schools wrote of Facebook.
Elk City Schools officials have announced that schools will be closed for students Wednesday because of the weather.
The majority of damage occurred on the south side of the city, the Elk City Police Department said in a statement. They are asking people to stay away from the area. Drop items off in the lobby.
One person in a vehicle was killed, the station reported, citing an emergency response official. The tornado in Barron County killed a resident. It was unclear how many people were injured, KWTV said. National Weather Service is a USA agency that specializes in forecasting and issuing warnings of hazardous weather.