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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.
Dupont investigating leak that forced employees to seek shelter
BEAUMONT - Dupont is investigating the cause of a leak that forced workers to seek shelter for several hours at the plant.
The leak was reported Tuesday at about 5:30 a.m. sulfuric acid, benzene compounds, and traces of benzene were leaked out of a unit.
Dupont had workers inside the plant find shelter and kept other workers from coming inside to begin their shifts.
No one was hurt, and Dupont cleared the scene at about 10 a.m.
The company is investigating the cause of the leak.