Weather alert

CHEROKEE COUNTY – Portions of northeast Texas, including Cherokee County, may see some wintry precipitation overnight tonight as a cold front slowly moves across the region, according to the National Weather Service office in Shreveport.

A hazardous weather outlook issued by the agency at 6:36 a.m. Wednesday notes that “widespread showers and some embedded thunderstorms will continue today as a cold front slowly moves across the region,” with some strong to marginally severe storms and damaging winds possible throughout parts of Louisiana and Arkansas.

“Additionally, some wintry precipitation is possible Wednesday night into Thursday morning” in parts of the region, including Cherokee County, with no accumulation expected at this time, according to the report.

Rain is forecast to return Saturday and late Sunday, lasting through Tuesday, due to a series of frontal boundaries and disturbances predicted to move across the region; however, no hazardous weather is expected, according to NWS.

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