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Cold front runs from Central Liberty county to Sabine Pass where a band of tstorms have formed. These are moving southeast. Drier air will continue to filter in this afternoon and tonight. Southerly winds will return Wednesday into Thursday ahead of Friday's system.
Vacant motel catches fire
BEAUMONT - The Beaumont Fire Department responded to a fire at a vacant motel on 11th and College streets.
Someone reported the fire around 8 p.m. at the Economy Inn, which is in the 3500 block of College Street. Flames were seen coming from the roof.
It took firefighters nearly an hour to contain the blaze.
No one was injured.