Good morning Sugahs.  Get ready for severe weather today.  Especially East of Lafayette.  The Basin area, St. Martinville, New Iberia, Franklin, Morgan City will be hit hardest.  Storms today could have embedded tornados.  90% chance for rain today, 80.

Jenn and I did not have a winner for the KTDY/Aire Serv of Lafayette Secret Sound at 7:20 AM.  The amount is up to $495.00.  Steve Wiley plays again at 12:20 AM.  Also, at 9:20 AM we'll have a chance for you to pick up a pair of tickets to Cirque du Soleil Ovo in the Cajundome BEFORE they go on sale to the public.

TODAY IN HISTORY

140 years ago - In 1879, Thomas Edison turned on the first working light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.  It burned out after 40 hours.

101 years ago - In 1918, Margaret Owen of New York City set a typing speed record����on a manual typewriter:  170 words per minute with no errors.

47 years ago - In 1972, "My Ding-A-Ling" became Chuck Berry's first #1 record.

26 years ago - In 1993, Madonna's"Sex", went on sale for $49.95.

24 years ago - In 1995, the talented Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon died of a heroin overdose.

16 years ago - In 2003, Fred "Rerun" Berry, of "What's Happening!" fame, died at 52.

16 years ago - In 2003, Florida Governor Jeb Bush invoked "Terri's Law" and ordered that a feeding tube be reinserted into the brain-damaged Terri Schiavo.  Her feeding tube was removed for the third time on March 18th.  This was the final time the tube was removed.  She died two weeks later.

16 years ago - In 2003, a guy named Kirk Jones became the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls without any safety devices.  He was charged with illegally performing a stunt.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Kane Brown is 26.

Aaron Tveit is 36.

Amber Rose is 36.

Kim Kardashian is 39.

Will Estes is 41.

Jeremy Miller is 43.

Sasha Roiz is 46.

Patti Davis is 67.

Judge Judy Sheindlin is 77.

Manfred Mann is 79.

Edward "Whitey" Ford is 91.

Carrie Fisher  (1956 - 2016).

Tamara De Treaux  (1959 - 1990)

Alfred Bernhard Nobel  (1833 - 1896)

TODAY IS NATIONAL...

Reptile Awareness Day 

Pumpkin Cheesecake Day 

Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day 

Back To The Future Day

International Day Of The Nacho 

DAYS TILL...

10 days until Halloween

13 days until Daylight Saving Time Ends

WEATHER

Today:  90% chance for rain, 80.

Tonight:  Clearing Breezy and cooler, 56.

Tuesday:  Sunny, 77.

Wednesday:  Sunny, 75.

Thursday: 30% chance for rain, 77.

Friday:  70% chance for rain, 71.

Have a great week everyone.

cj