Silsbee graduations for high school seniors and Kirby Elementary kindergarten students will have a change of venue.
Due to the recent rains and saturated grounds, Silsbee ISD officials confirmed the change on Wednesday.
Both Silsbee HS and kindergarten students will graduate at the Silsbee High School auditorium.
Kirby Elementary kindergarten students will graduate on Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. and high school seniors will graduate on Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles, LA says Southeast Texas has accumulated a record 30.89 inches of rain since January, and Hardin County saw over three inches fall on Memorial Day.
Meteorologists at the NWS is predicting as much as a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms over the course of the next few days through Sunday.
The venue changes forces limited seating for family and friends.