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Some mostly light showers will continue tonight into Saturday morning ahead of a strong upper level disturbance which will bring us widespread heavy thunderstorms late Saturday into early Sunday morning. Drier air will take over Sunday with cooler temperatures next week.
Rain leads to accidents on Eastex
BEAUMONT - Heavy rain has led to a number of accidents across Southeast Texas Friday morning.
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Paramedics and Beaumont Police responded to a report of an overturned vehicle shortly before 8 a.m. Friday on the southbound EastexFreeway service road near Lawrence Drive. First responders say the driver lost control and hydroplaned while driving on the Freeway. His SUV slid off the highway and overturned in the median between the service road and the freeway. The driver wasn't hurt.
First responders received a call a few minutes later about another collision on the EastexFreeway at Delaware. The driver of a truck ran into the back of another truck. There no injuries.