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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.
Overturned 18 wheeler shuts down Highway 73 East @ Highway 69
PORT ARTHUR - An overturned 18 wheeler is prompting Port Arthur Police to close Highway 73 East at Highway 69.
The driver lost control and the 18 wheeler overturned at about noon Friday in the 2900 block of Highway 73 East at Highway 69.
Two other vehicles were also involved in the accident.
Paramedics transported two people to the hospital.
Investigators say it'll remain closed for two to three hours.
6 shooter L.D. Ray took pictures of the wreck for KFDM.