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We still have an active weather pattern for Sunday into next week with locally heavy thunderstorms developing with daytime heating. Some of the storms will produce gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. Rain chances remain high for mid week as a cold front sags south into East Texas.
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.