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A little better coverage of showers can be expected Wednesday as deeper moisture should move northward off the Gulf. The next cold front will be in our area Friday morning with scattered showers and thunderstorms rather likely Thursday evening into Friday. Cooler and drier air will take over this weekend.
Update: I-10 reopens at 4:15 following rig fire in Lake Charles
(Update) SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA - I-10 reopened at 4:15 p.m. Friday following an 18 wheeler crash and fire.
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA - A truck fire has shut down Interstate 10 East from the I-210 spur in Sulphur to the Ryan Street overpass in Lake Charles, according to the Lake Charles Fire Department.
The 18 wheeler crashed and burned at about 8 a.m. Friday on the Ryan Street overpass. The driver was transporting orange juice. He wasn't seriously hurt.
Investigators say I-10 East may remain closed until about 2 p.m.
Traffic on I-10 West is moving slowly.