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A need to know traffic advisory

If your daily travel patterns or business require using I-10 at Bonnet Carre Spillway between 8 pm to 5 am lanes will be closed nightly from Monday night, October 3, through Friday morning, October 7.

Nearing the end of Hurricane Season 2011

Ophelia a strong Category 3 Huricane shows a very distinct eye wall visible as the Hurricane moves North. In October we are near the end of Hurricane Season 2011, still there are favored late season areas to watch.

Important changes to watch and warnings for Acadiana

Changes to watches:  High Wind Advisory all of Acadiana has replaced the Tropical Storm Warning has been replaced by a High Wind Advisory.

Tropical Storm Lee now just west of Baton Rouge

The center of the circulation currently just west of Baton Rouge.  Winds have shifted towards the West. Winds are sustained from the West at 15 -20 with higher gusts to Tropical Storm force.

Tropical Storm force winds expected tonight

Tropical Storm Warning - Tornado Watch till 10pm Saturday - Flood Watch through Sunday

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.