Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds. Turn around, don't drown!
LAMAR COUNTY, TX -- Firefighters say a truck carrying a smoker led to several grass fires in Lamar County Saturday.
Fire officials say embers flew from the smoker and lit about 12 different areas on fire, most of them off FM 1500. Crews began battling the flames around 3:30 Saturday afternoon. Five different departments responded. Firefighters say nearly 90 acres burned.