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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
Three Democrats, two Republicans in race for district clerk's office
Longtime district clerk Lolita Ramos died of cancer last year.
Three Democrats and two Republicans are running for the job. The Democrats are Jamie Smith, a Beaumont city councilman who has worked for many years in the county clerk's office, Stanley Hatcher a veteran bailiff in Jefferson County, and Rose Chaisson.
The winner faces the Republican victor in November.