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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
Oil spill shuts down eastbound lanes of I-10
Beaumont police issued a traffic advisory Wednesday morning on Interstate 10 near MLK.
Officers shut down the east bound lanes around 5:30a.m.and started diverting traffic off the highway.
As of 7:00a.m. Police and fire were still working to clean up debris on the road following an accident between an 18-wheeler and a car. A dispatcher with the Beaumont Fire Department tells KFDM when the two vehicles collided they hit a light pole. The light pole feel across the highway and hit another car. No one was injured in the accident.
Police are asking the public to take an alternate route.