News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: September 9, 2019

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

The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has risen, and officials say more fatalities are expected. Dorian is slowly making its way up the Southeastern U.S. coast.

A Jeanerette family is trying to get a family member out of the Bahamas, so she can get to a hospital. They’re also trying to get supplies to Abaco Island, so that area can begin to heal.

A forum for Lafayette Council District 5 was held on Wednesday at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Six candidates attended the forum: two parish candidates and 4 city candidates.

The race for Acadia Parish Clerk of Court continues to build steam. Emily Stoma and Robby Barrouse are the candidates running for the position. Stoma says they’re having problems with people stealing election signs.

Lafayette City-Parish Council is expected to vote on a budget for the upcoming year. The Sheriff is requesting an additional $1.75 million for the operating budget.

With UL football’s home opener happening this weekend, it’s the first time that fans will be able to see the newly reduced concession prices. We spoke to officials with UL Athletics who say this change was one of few aimed at boosting fan attendance.

Looking at another hot and mostly quiet day for Acadiana. Skies will be mostly sunny as temps climb into the mid 90’s today. The heat index will be around 100-105°.

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Scattered Clouds

Abbeville

59°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 59°
Wind
6 mph SE
Humidity
93%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy skies. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
5 mph S
Precip
10%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Overcast

Crowley

61°F Overcast Feels like 61°
Wind
9 mph SSE
Humidity
96%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
6 mph S
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Clear

Opelousas

57°F Clear Feels like 57°
Wind
9 mph SE
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 56F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 56F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
8 mph S
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Clear

Breaux Bridge

58°F Clear Feels like 58°
Wind
5 mph SSE
Humidity
87%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 56F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 56F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
6 mph S
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Clear

New Iberia

56°F Clear Feels like 56°
Wind
6 mph SSE
Humidity
100%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Mostly clear skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low near 55F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
57°F Mostly clear skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low near 55F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
7 mph SSE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous

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