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Officials confirm there was a funnel cloud in Cherokee County

Possible tornado in southeast Kansas
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Possible tornado in southeast Kansas

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. - Update: The National Weather Service out of Springfield confirms there was a funnel cloud in Cherokee County, Kansas Monday night. However, they could not confirm that it was a tornado, because there was no proof it touched down. 

The Cherokee County Emergency Manager and a member of the National Weather Service went out to survey the area. They could find no evidence of tornadic damage, according to the NWS.

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Storm chaser Von Castor with News on 6 out of Tulsa caught a possible tornado on video. He was in Cherokee County, Kansas around 8:00 pm Monday night. The video was taken near West Mineral.

The tornado has not been confirmed yet by the National Weather Service.
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