Good morning Acadiana. It's a new day...a new way. The state's 'Phase One' plan starts today as we start to ease into some semblance of normalcy. Get out this weekend and spend a few dollars so that we can get this train back on its tracks. Things will be different, but that's okay. We can and will adjust. Click here for industry-by-industry guidelines for phase one of re-opening.

TODAY IS NATIONAL

Chocolate Chip Day

Nylon Stocking Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Nascar Day

Bike To Work Day

Defense Transportation Day

Endangered Species Day

Pizza Party Day

TODAY IN HISTORY
90 years ago - In 1930, Ellen Church became the First Airline Stewardess. She joined the United Airlines team on a flight from San Francisco to Wyoming.

80 years ago - In 1940, Nylon Stockings went on sale for the first time.

22 years ago - In 1998, Sonny & Cher got their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

17 years ago - In 2003, June Carter Cash the wife of Johnny Cash died from heart surgery complications at the age of 73.

10 years ago - In 2010, Jessica Watson became the youngest person to sail, non-stop around the world. She did it all by herself at the age of 16.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Andy Murray is 33. Tennis great.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler is 39. Actor.

Emmitt Smith is 51. Dallas Cowboys retired.

Dan Patrick is 64. NBC Sports.

Madeleine Albright is 83. Former Secretary of State.

DAYS TILL

7 days until Memorial Day Weekend

37 days until Father's Day

50 days until Independence Day

WEATHER

Today: SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE, 80% chance for rain, 84.

Tonight: 50% chance for rain, 70.

Saturday: 40% chance for rain, 85.

Sunday: 60% chance for rain, 86.