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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.
Crews diverting traffic due to tractor trailer fire on I-10 Westbound
BEAUMONT - First responders are on the scene of an 18-wheeler fire on Interstate-10 this morning.
The west-bound lanes of Interstate 10 are shut down between College Street and Washington Blvd.
Dispatchers say a driver made a call just before 4 a.m. about an 18-wheeler on fire.
Beaumont Fire/Rescue dispatchers says the tractor trailer was hauling sugar when one of its rear tires caught fire.
Police expect the road to remain closed until 6 a.m. They're asking motorists to exit Interstate-10 at College street. Drivers can re-enter the freeway at Washington.