7: 15 Oklahoma Gov. a.m.: Mary Fallin told “ Good Morning America,” “It’s a very sad day in Oklahoma. A lot of hearts have been broken.”
6:43 a.m.: President Obama will deliver a televised statement regarding the Oklahoma tornado at 10 a.m. ET.
6:28 a.m.: Pope Francis tweeted, “I am close to the families of all who died in the Oklahoma tornado, especially those who lost young children. Join me in praying for them.”
5:33 a.m.: McClain County Animal Response Team spokesperson Dr. Patty Mannas told ABC News affiliate KOCO-TV that at least 50 pets have been pulled from the rubble in Moore, Okla.
“We’ve already reunited a few animals and animals with microchips have a very, very high percentage of being reunited with their families,” she said.