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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.
Beaumont Fire Department puts out grass fire
The Beaumont Fire Department is working on putting out hot spots after being called out to a grass fire that caused traffic delays.
The Sky Cam showed heavy smoke at the Interstate 10 and Highway 69 interchange.
Beaumont police handled traffic control in the area.
A contractor for TxDOT was using a cutting tool on a metal rail and a spark flew off and ignited the grass fire, according to TxDOT.