Tropical Storm Barry Expected To Become Hurricane Before Landfall; Storm Surge Warning And Hurricane Watches Issued

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become Hurricane

Hurricane watches have been issued, a state of emergency has been declared in Louisiana and mandatory evacuations have been ordered in some places as Tropical Storm Barry formed over the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday {July 11, 2019} this morning.


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Current View of Tropical Storm Barry this morning!

Tropical Storm Warnings Issued  | Storm Surge Warnings Issued  | Hurricane Watches Issued 


The National Hurricane Center (NHC) declared Barry the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and moving west at 5 mph. 

If Barry develops into a Hurricane it will become the first hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic season.

Major flooding

Heavy rainfall, storm-surge flooding and high winds to parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama are expected!

NHC suggests 10 to 15 inches of additional rain could fall through early next week, with isolated totals up to 20 inches in parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley


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