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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Separate problems leave schools, thousands of Entergy customers in the dark
SOUTHEAST TEXAS - A power outage left several schools and thousands of Entergy customers in the dark Friday.
A problem with a substation knocked out power to about 2,500 customers in Nederland, including the high school, Central Middle and Langham Elementary.
A separate problem with a transmission line cut power to about 9,000 customers in Orange County, including Lamar State College.
Entergy says it has restored power to a number of customers and is working to get the power back to everyone.