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Much warmer air is moving in off the Gulf resulting in rising temperatures. Highs will likely warm into the 70's beginning tomorrow and extending into the weekend. A good coverage of showers and thunderstorms can be expected Saturday as a strong upper level disturbance works in from the west.
Local veteran celebrates 100th birthday
BEAUMONT - A Beaumont veteran celebrated an impressive milestone today --- his 100th birthday!
James Clifton's birthday is actually tomorrow, but local veterans and others celebrated him today during an event that also honored his service to the country during World War II and Korea.
Clifton says this birthday finds him in pretty good health.
The Masons also recognized Clifton for his 65 years of membership.
Clifton retired from Exxon Mobil.