Your Morning News 3/21/12

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 5:21am

NBC33 Morning Edition with Neeha Curtis and Jesse Vinturella airs from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. weekdays. Here are the top stories you need to know before walking out the door this morning.

TRAFFIC- No traffic incidents to tell you about yet this morning. Check out our facebook page for the latest traffic updates.

WEATHER- Grab your umbrella or raincoat on the way out the door this morning. There's a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 7 am. Two to three inches of new rainfall is possible. High near 76.

LOCAL NEWS- Flooding could be a problem in low lying areas. Streets north of LSU-- Wyoming, Kansas, West McKinley-- are those that flood frequently. According to the Assistant Public Works Director David Guillory, the best way to keep water down is to make sure the drains arenot clogged with yard debris like grass and leaves. Tuition hikes may be coming to Colleges and Universities in Louisiana in an effort to make up for the 80 million dollars in cuts proposed in the budget plan by the Commissioner of Higher Education. Also, Jay Dardenne and Mike Strain are endorsing Mitt Romney ahead of Louisiana's primary. All this and much more on today's Morning Edition.

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