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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.
PA Transit Department runs Saturday buses today
PORT ARTHUR - By Megan Dillard - If you saw city buses operating in Port Arthur today, it's something you haven't seen in nearly 20 years.
Today the city ran buses to gauge how much interest there might be in bringing back Saturday service.
The Port Arthur Transit Department also explained today was a way to help people get back and forth to the mall for last minute Christmas shopping.
The operations supervisor said people were excited to see buses in operation, and hopefully this will peak enough interest to bring that service back.
Buses ran today from 8:15 in the morning and continues for just a few more minutes. It stops at 6:15.
Coleman explained it would cost more than $1 million annually to restore saturday bus service in Port Arthur.