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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.
Lower gas prices hit Texas
Drivers are are feeling a welcome price relief at the pumps as the summer driving season gets underway.
According to AAA Texas, Texans are now paying an average of 3.38 a gallon for regular unleaded fuel.
That's down a nickel from last week.
Nationwide, drivers are paying an average of 3.53 a gallon.
That is seven cents less than one week ago.
And gas prices in Beaumont are the lowest in the state at 3.30 a gallon.
That's a drop of seven cents this week.
Analysts say prices dramatically dropped just weeks after prices soared to new or near record-highs.