News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: November 8, 2019

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LAFAYETTE, LA. (KLFY) – Here’s some of today’s top stories to know before you head out the door:

Carencro Heights Elementary School is closed today due to a flu outbreak. School officials say faculty will use today to disinfect the school.

Governor Edwards will be campaigning throughout Acadiana today, speaking to constituents and visiting local high schools.

A millage renewal in Acadia Parish will decide whether 4-H programs and the Rice Arena are able to continue certain programs.

Early voting ends this weekend. Voters have until tomorrow to cast their ballots early. Just visit the Registrar of Voters Office in your parish. Polls are open from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Former Opelousas Mayor Reginald Tatum was sentenced to two years probation this Thursday on 10 felony charges over improper payments he received while he was in office. He will also have to do 34 hours of community service.

The Vermilion Parish School System is now the second best school district in the state. That’s according to the Louisiana Department of Education. Superintendent Jerome Puyau says the school district still has room to grow.

A Lafayette student is making headlines across the nation, and writing her own, after becoming Louisiana’s only ‘Scholastic Kids Press’ news reporter. Zhorie’l Tapo is working with Scholastic Kids Press to cover events across the state.

Habitat for Humanity Women Restore is in full swing. This special fundraiser targets women in the community coming together to help build home for single mothers women. The last day to join this cause is November 16.

Colder and breezy this morning as temps continue to fall into the 50’s to 40’s. Skies will be mostly cloudy with temps staying in the 40’s to 50’s today. Rain chances will be at 20%.

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Clear

Abbeville

42°F Clear Feels like 34°
Wind
16 mph N
Humidity
53%
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Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy. Record low temperatures expected. Low 24F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
24°F Partly cloudy. Record low temperatures expected. Low 24F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
12 mph NNE
Precip
0%
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Moon Phase
Full
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Crowley

41°F Clear Feels like 33°
Wind
18 mph N
Humidity
55%
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Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy. Record low temperatures expected. Low around 25F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
24°F Partly cloudy. Record low temperatures expected. Low around 25F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
12 mph NNE
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Full
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Opelousas

39°F Clear Feels like 30°
Wind
16 mph N
Humidity
55%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies. Record low temperatures expected. Low 23F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
24°F Partly cloudy skies. Record low temperatures expected. Low 23F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
12 mph NNE
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Full
Clear

Breaux Bridge

39°F Clear Feels like 28°
Wind
23 mph N
Humidity
57%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

A few clouds. Record low temperatures expected. Low near 25F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
24°F A few clouds. Record low temperatures expected. Low near 25F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
12 mph NNE
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Full
Clear

New Iberia

41°F Clear Feels like 31°
Wind
23 mph NNE
Humidity
65%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

A few clouds from time to time. Low 34F. Winds light and variable.
25°F A few clouds from time to time. Low 34F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
7 mph NE
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Full

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