Probable Path, Most Likely Arrival Time, and Rainfall Forecast for Tropical Storm Barry




Probable Path, Most Likely Arrival Time, and Rainfall Forecast for Tropical Storm Barry

Information about Tropical Storm Barry, a map with the most likely arrival time of tropical storm force winds, a rainfall forecast for the storm, the probable storm path, and key messages for Tropical Storm Barry from The National Weather Service.

The maps and information on this page will update regularly until after Tropical Storm Barry passes through Southwest Louisiana.

Page update informaiton:
The text on this page was last updated July 13, 2019, at 11:00 p.m.
The maps on this page update automatically as information is made available from the National Weather Service.

The National Weather Service upgraded Tropical Storm Barry to a hurricane on July 13, 2019. Maximum sustained winds in Barry had increased to at least 75 MPH, but dropped back down to tropical storm strength at approximately 1 p.m. when it made landfall near Intracoastal City.

After making landfall and moving inland, Tropical Storm Barry weakened significantly and is currently little to no threat to Southwest Louisiana.

There is still some potential for rain in the area tomorrow, however, nothing is expected to be near Tropical Storm strength

View the maps below for more information about Storm Barry.

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Key Messages for Tropical Storm Barry from The National Weather Service

1. Barry is expected to bring storm surge, rainfall, and wind hazards to the central Gulf Coast during the next several days.

2. There is a danger of life-threatening storm surge inundation along the coast of southern and southeastern Louisiana where a Storm Surge Warning has been issued. The highest storm surge inundation is expected between the Mouth of the Atchafalaya River and Shell Beach. Residents in these areas should listen to any advice given by local officials.

3. A Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch are in effect for much of the Louisiana coast and additional watches and warnings could be required later today. Residents in these areas should ensure they have their hurricane plan in place.

4. The slow movement of this system will result in a Iong duration of heavy rainfall threat along the central Gulf Coast and inland through the lower Mississippi Valley through the weekend and potentially into early next week. Flash flooding and river flooding will become increasingly likely, some of which may be significant, especially along and east of the track of the system.

 

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