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A dry weather pattern will continue for the next few days with below normal temperatures. In fact, scattered frost can be expected Sunday morning over the Lakes Area. A warming trend will begin early next week with a good coverage of showers and thunderstorms by the middle and later part of next week.
Entergy update on storm-related power outages
SOUTHEAST TEXAS - Entergy has restored power to thousands of customers who lost electricity when thunderstorms blew across Southeast Texas. As of noon Friday, about 2,000 customers remained without power and some may not have electricity until 11 p.m.
Watch KFDM News and stay with kfdm.com for the latest on the holiday weekend forecast and our chances of rain. We're also tracking Hurricane Arthur along the East Coast.
Thunderstorms packing strong winds blew across the region Thursday, sending trees and trees limbs into power lines. At the height of the storm more than 22,000 people had lost electricity, including more than 17,000 in Port Arthur.
At noon Friday about 1,500 people in Port Arthur and roughly 700 in Beaumont were without power.
Debi Derrick with Entergy Texas told KFDM News about 200 workers are in the field to restore power.