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Changes to watches:  High Wind Advisory all of Acadiana has replaced the Tropical Storm Warning has been replaced by a High Wind Advisory.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

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.