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Clouds will be on the increase Wednesday ahead of our next good risk of rain Thursday evening into Friday. Chilly temperatures tonight with lows in the middle to upper 30's in the Lakes Area to near 40 in the Triangle.
Lakes Area Forecast.....
Increase in construction and future building, decrease on the non-residential side
Good and bad news for the Beaumont-Port Arthur area.
Construction and future building increased on the residential front but it was down on the non-residential side.
McGraw Hill construction reported today on numbers for Jefferson, Orange and Hardin Counties.
Year to year numbers from 2012 to '13 look like this. Residential, which include home and apartment construction, was up over 30 percent.
While non-residential, commercial hotels and manufacturing, was down 32 percent.
Chris Boone the city of Beaumont's community development director told us the local economy is in good shape and poised to keep moving forward.