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Weak front just south of I-10 with little change in temperature. Look for areas of fog tonight especially south of the boundary. Otherwise look for highs in the 80's and lows in the 60's the next several days and nights. Next upper disturbance will pass north of the area late Thursday with once again the best dynamics north of SE Texas. ...
Weather conditions cause controlled burn in Newton County
NEWTON COUNTY - The gusty winds and low humidity caused a controlled burn to spread out of control for about 90 minutes.
The Newton Fire Department says a crew was clearing land and burning piles of debris on P.W.A. Road when strong winds caused the flames to spread.
Two fire departments and the Texas Forest Service brought the fire under control after it scorched about six acres.
This story is courtesy of our media partner KJAS radio.