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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
Some Orange County residents still out of homes due to weather, natural gas leak
Orange County residents forced out of their homes Wednesday night due to a gas leak still cannot return home. On Friday, heavy rain and lightning slowed down workers repairing the gas leak.
The natural gas leak is at a well site at the end of Gulf Road off FM 408 near Orangefield.
Workers repairing the leaking well are removing the old rig so they can have room to repair the blown out line.