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Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue in our forecast for Tuesday with little change in temperatures. Meanwhile, a new tropical depression has formed in the Gulf. This depression should become a tropical depression Tuesday with landfall near Tampico, Mexico early Wednesday.
Gusher Marathon to cause traffic rerouting Saturday
BEAUMONT - The Fourth Annual Gusher Marathon will take place Saturday morning and run through the afternoon. So, if you are out driving near the route, be prepared for possible road closings.
The event will begin and end at Lamar's Montagne Center. The course circles Lamar, then runs along MLK Parkway to College Street. Then, it goes through downtown Beaumont.
Several streets will be barricaded, and there will be traffic detours. Workers will start barricading roads as early as 4 s.m. Saturday.
Downtown traffic should resume by 1 p.m. The route along MLK Parkway will resume by 2 p. m.
Beaumont city bus service will be suspended during the marathon.