Marietta, Okla. (KTEN) -- Saturday night's tornado that touched down in Marietta, Oklahoma has been upgraded to an EF-4 rating.

The Marietta tornado is now rated an EF-4

The twister crossed I-35 a little after 11 pm Saturday night, hitting the Valero gas station, Homeland Grocery Store, and Dollar Tree Distribution Center. Damage was also reported on Tims Road. 

According to the National Weather Service at 11:04 pm Saturday, the confirmed tornado was located west of Interstate
35 southwest of Marietta, moving north at 35 mph.

At 11:11 pm Saturday night, Love County Emergency Manager Trent Barrick reported the tornado was located one mile south of Marietta.

A tornado debris signature was seen on radar at 11:16 pm Saturday. According to the NWS the debris from this tornado was lofted 17,000 feet into the air.  

At 11:23 pm Saturday, Love County EM Trent Barrick reported that vehicles were overturned on I-35 near Marietta. 

As of 7 pm Sunday, one fatality has been reported due to the tornado. 

The tornado moved north and pushed into Carter County. Damage surveys from the NWS are ongoing and additional information on the exact track of the tornado will be released in the coming days.