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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Dry weather keeps first responders busy
"We need a little rain, or at least for the humidity to return, it's getting pretty dry," said the District Fire Chief in Sour Lake
That dry weather has kept first responders busy in Hardin County and other parts of Southeast Texas.
A fire broke out Sunday night at a lumber mill off Farm Road 770 near Batson. It was still smoldering Monday and no one was hurt.
Investigators say it covered several acres when the wind spread embers from the burning wood chips.