Winter storm costs the state $5.2 million

Happy Friday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*The response to the winter storms over the past week cost Louisiana about $5.2 million.  Why is the price tag so hefty?  We'll break down those numbers this morning.

*The Louisiana state income tax filing season begins today.  Find out how you can get the fastest return and how long the anticipated wait time will be if you're doing a traditional filing.

*Lake Charles police are searching for the people linked to attempted purse snatchings at a couple of local businesses.  We'll show you the older model Ford Taurus connected to the incidents that was seen in surveillance video.

*Do you know your numbers?  Staying on top of your blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol could keep you alive longer.  Find out about a free "Know Your Numbers" event happening this weekend in the Lake Area.

*There's still a lot of rodeo fun packed into your weekend!  We'll give you the rodeo rundown for the 75th year of the Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo at Burton Coliseum.

*Movie extras are needed for a filming in Lafayette on Monday.  The movie is called "A Sort of Homecoming" and there is an open call for extras.  Find out how you can be a part of the filming process.

*Ben Terry tells us we've got a warmer weekend in store!  He'll have the forecast that does include some rain chances and temperatures in the 70 degree range.

Make it a Sunrise day!