NWS: Thunderboomers on tap Tuesday evening

by Staff reports

Cherokee County residents – along with those in surrounding counties and in parts of Louisiana – can expect isolated thunderstorms this afternoon that will increase in coverage and intensity going into the evening, according to the National Weather Service.

The storms are predicted to last through the overnight hours, accompanied by large hail and damaging threats, possibly even tornadic activity, officials said.
“Thunderstorms will increase across the area on Wednesday as a cold front begins to push through the region. Widespread severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes, large hail and damaging wind gusts are expected. The greatest threat for the strongest storms will be across portions of northwest and north central Louisiana and southwest Arkansas,” according to NWS.