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Power outages, flooded roads and storm damage

Happy Friday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:

*It's been a very stormy morning across Southwest Louisiana and we have heard reports of possible tornado damage in Beauregard Parish.  Find out where flooded roads and power outages have been reported.

*Meteorologist Ben Terry will tell us when the rain is expected to clear out and how your Mother's Day weekend forecast is shaping up.

*Big news from the legislative session in Baton Rouge: members of the house are poised to pass a state budget that protects healthcare and higher education.

*Our Sunrise crew is still on cloud nine after spending a day with NBC's Al Roker!  We'll share our highlights and some of our favorite pictures.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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