Broken Arrow: Tornado touches down in Tulsa, Oklahoma area

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The National Weather Service confirms at least one tornado has touched down in a Tulsa suburb.

Meteorologist Pete Snyder says the tornado touched down in Broken Arrow about 8:40 p.m. Thursday and caused "considerable" damage.

Snyder said he had not heard of any injuries or fatalities.

A woman who answered the phone at the Broken Arrow Police Department also confirmed a tornado and said the department had "no response at this time."

 Earlier in the day, tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and Arkansas, injuring at least nine people.

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