Tornado Tears Through Cherokee, Adair Counties
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Oklahoma - A line of severe storms moving through Oklahoma Sunday morning caused damages in east Cherokee County and west Adair country.
A rapidly-forming tornado within the line of thunderstorm activity swept through the mostly rural area between 9:20 and 9:55 a.m., according to News On 6 meteorologist Alan Crone.
"It was probably shrouded in a curtain of rain," Crone said.
Cherokee County Emergency Management reports damage to homes and outbuildings, as well as heavy tree damage.
Cherokee Landing, Etta Bend and Eldon - southeast of Tahlequah - are also reporting damage from the tornado.
Keep checking back for more information, and News On 6 viewers can watch reporter Ashlei King's story in the 5:30 p.m. 10 p.m. newscasts.