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Heavy rain possible

A large Tropical Wave continues to move West-Northwest at 10-15mph through the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. At this time the area remains disorganized with upper level winds not supporting any rapid development.

Tropical Weather Picture

Today Satellite pictures show that shower and storms associated with a Tropical Wave located about 200 miles SSW of Jamaica is becoming better organized.

Houma man arrested for stiffing cab driver

A 22-year-old Houma man is in trouble with police after allegedly skipping out on cab fare.

Accused rapist's trial delayed

It'll be December before an accused rapist has his day in court. Nelson Chambers is accused of rape, burglary, robbery and other charges.

Second Saturday ArtWalk this weekend

This weekend, thousands will hit Jefferson Street in Lafayette for the Second Saturday ArtWalk. Here's what you need to know if you want to head out.

LUS expenses could rise $175Million

Lafayette Utilities System is looking at making some pricey upgrades. It's because of stricted federal regulations on emissions from power plants.

Some UL students to live at Crowne Plaza Hotel

So many students want to live on campus at UL Lafayette, the school is actually having to rent out a floor and a half of the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Pinhook.

Reviving Eunice City Lake

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation (LWFF) in cooperation with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the City of Eunice plan to launch a project to rehabilitate Eunice City Lake after a Union Pacific Railroad

Excessive Heat Warning Today

An excessive Heat Advisory is in effect for the entire area today. Dangerous heat starting this morning and lasting several hours during peak times. Afternoon high temperatures will be in the upper 90's but will feel like 105 -114 degrees.

Tropical Storm Don

Don has not changed much overnight and remains a Tropical Storm with sustained winds near 40mph. Don continues to move WNW at 9 mph. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the Texas coast in response to the latest forecast track.