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Another round of heavy rain moving through portions of SE Texas today. Some heavy showers and thunderstorms were as far north as China and Nome this morning. By this evening most of the rain will start to move out. Highs today will reach the mid 80's. Our coverage of showers goes down to 50% for Friday with highs in the upper 80's.
Tree falls on BISD bus; no reported injuries
BEAUMONT - A tree has fallen onto a Beaumont ISD bus but the estimated 21 students and driver aren't hurt, according to information provided to KFDM News by the Beaumont Fire Department.
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The driver was taking the kids to Austin Middle School when the tree fell onto the bus at about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at Click Drive and Bordages Lane, near Old Voth Road and south of Tram Road, close to the the Eastex Freeway. The tree in the front yard of a home also crushed a recreational vehicle parked in the driveway. It pulled down a power line but the line didn't land on the bus.
The students are leaving the bus through the rear emergency doors and they'll be transferred to another BISD bus for the ride to school.
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the tree to fall onto the bus.