6 small tornadoes confirmed, 4 in Oklahoma and 2 in Texas

FAIRFAX, Okla. (AP) - The National Weather Service reports that six small tornadoes from a single storm system hit Texas and Oklahoma overnight, including one that forced the closure of a state highway in northeastern Oklahoma for more than six hours.

News 12 Meteorologist Tom Hale warns viewers of tornado threat Sunday evening (KXII).

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says minor injuries and downed power lines were reported Sunday night after a tornado struck the town of Fairfax, leading to the closing of Highway 18 until early Monday morning.

Video from the scene shows large tree branches, sheets of metal and other debris strewn in the town of about 1,300 people, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) northwest of Tulsa.

The weather service also reported small tornadoes in southern and southwestern Oklahoma and two in the Texas Panhandle, but said damage ratings were not likely before Tuesday.

A small tornado touched down briefly in a Murray County pasture Sunday evening about two miles northwest of Davis.

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