Saturday brings another chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms to the Brazos Valley. During the afternoon hours, scattered areas of rain and storms could develop in the daytime heat (30%). A line of rain and thunderstorms will be possible between sunset and midnight -- moving in from the north & west. If these storms can reach the area, they could pose a localized flooding & damaging wind threat.
CONROE, Texas (AP) As many as 20,000 marijuana plants have been discovered on several plots in a heavily wooded area north of Houston.
Conroe police on Wednesday announced discovery of the $10 million worth of plants that will be cut and burned.
Nobody was immediately arrested. Police say the plants were found on private land and the property owners weren't aware of the illegal growing operation.
Sgt. Dorcy Riddle says there's evidence of living arrangements at the scene, such as cots, water pumps and a generator. Law enforcement officers from several agencies more than a week ago put the site under surveillance but no suspects returned to the area.
Riddle says the plants were discovered during a routine drug investigation.
Conroe is 30 miles north of Houston.
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