Large tornado touches down in Arkansas

Published 04/27 2014 08:38PM

Updated 04/27 2014 09:26PM

UPDATE 9:28

The National Weather Service of Little Rock received a report that the Game and Fish Headquarters East of Mayflower has been destroyed.
A tornado has killed two people in the small northeastern Oklahoma town of Quapaw.
The twister hit a community near oOklahoma's borders with Kansas and Missouri at around 5:30.

ORIGINAL

Ottawa County emergency management has requested the Red Cross send volunteers to set up sheltering operations.A 'mass casualty event' has been declared in Vilonia, AR after a large tornado touches down.  The term 'mass casualty' does not necessarily refer to deaths.  It can just mean 'injured.'  The exact number of injured and/or killed is unknown.  This video is from nearby Mayflower, AR.

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