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Quapaw Tornado Weather Update

Updates on Tornado Warnings Sunday, April 27th, 7:00 pm.
9:45 pm

Shelters have been set up at the Quapaw Tribal Center and Middle School.

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9:32 pm

Officials confirm 5 injuries and 1 death in Quapaw. 20 homes have been affected with extent of the damage unknown at this time. Minor damage to Quapaw fire department building, but trucks are okay. Sirens did not sound prior to storm hitting. 

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9:20pm

Officials confirm only 1 death in Quapaw, OK. Damage extends from 1st and 6th streets along Main Street, and 2 blocks on either side. Officials confirm the water is completely out and there is only 2-day supply left. Electricity is also out in the whole town. Officials do not know when that is expected to be restored. 

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8:50 pm 

Highway 69 is opening near Quapaw. Side streets will remained closed.

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7:25 pm

Update: 
One confirmed dead in Ottawa County. We are sending reporters to Quapaw for a press conference. We will give you more information as it becomes available. 

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7:00 pm

A tornado has been confirmed. Touchdown and damage in Quapaw and Baxter Springs. We will have more information as it becomes available. No fatalities are known at this time. 
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