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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.
Update: Power restored in Bridge City after pickup hits utility pole
(11 a.m. update) BRIDGE CITY - Entergy has restored power to nearly 300 customers who were without power Friday morning after the driver of a pickup truck crashed into a utility pole.
Bridge City Police say the driver hit the pole at about 4:45 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of Texas Avenue near Ferry Drive.
The driver wasn't hurt. Entergy crews are replacing the utility pole.
Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
Power was restored to the area by 11 a.m.