News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: August 9, 2018

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Here are some of today’s headlines you should know before heading out the door:

  • St. Martinville Police are searching for Daylon ‘Ko Ko’ Alexander. He is wanted for the shooting death of a St. Martinville teenager. Authorities are asking the public to help find him.
  • A Youngsville man is being charged for allegedly causing the crash that claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her one year old son. The crash happened Tuesday night.
  • St. Landry Parish schools begin class today. Only minor changes like added handbooks are expected in each school heading into the year.
  • Some grade changes were made in Iberia Parish before the start of this school year Jeanerette Elementary School is now pre-kindergarten through second grade. And St. Charles Elementary School is grades 3-6. The principal at Jeanerette Elementary says they are now able to better focus on early development education.
  • Over 9,000 students reported back to school in Acadia Parish yesterday. Superintendent Scott Richard had a goal of visiting the 26 school sites.
  • Plantation Elementary will now turn into Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary School after the Lafayette Parish School Board voted unanimously to rename it Wednesday night, after the fallen Lafayette Police Officer.
  • Recent reports referenced the Transportation Security Agency or TSA may be considering cutting screenings at smaller airports. Passengers had mixed reviews on the idea. TSA has since released a statement saying they have no intention of dropping screening at smaller airports. The idea stemmed from a worst case scenario exercise for the 2020 budget.
  • Scattered rain is possible for Acadiana today. Skies will be partly sunny with a high in the low 90’s along with a scattered rain chance, mainly during the afternoon and evening.

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Abbeville

55°F Overcast Feels like 55°
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3 mph ENE
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91%
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Overcast with rain showers at times. Thunder possible. Low 51F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
50°F Overcast with rain showers at times. Thunder possible. Low 51F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Crowley

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10 mph ENE
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A few showers this evening with overcast skies overnight. Low near 50F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
50°F A few showers this evening with overcast skies overnight. Low near 50F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
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6 mph E
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Opelousas

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14 mph E
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89%
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A steady light rain early...then remaining cloudy with a few showers. Thunder possible. Low 52F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
50°F A steady light rain early...then remaining cloudy with a few showers. Thunder possible. Low 52F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
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6 mph E
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40%
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Breaux Bridge

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84%
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Cloudy with occasional showers. Thunder possible. Low 53F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
50°F Cloudy with occasional showers. Thunder possible. Low 53F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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6 mph E
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40%
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Waxing Crescent
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New Iberia

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9 mph ESE
Humidity
97%
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Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
53°F Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
4 mph E
Precip
80%
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Waxing Crescent

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