Tropical Storm Barry

July 14, 2019 - 7:48 am
( WWL ) -- The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Barry continues to lose strength over land. "NOAA Doppler weather radar data and surface observations indicate that maximum sustained winds remain near 45 mph with higher gusts," Senior Hurricane Specialist Stacy Stewart reported. "...
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July 13, 2019 - 10:01 am
( WWL ) -- Barry crossed the threshold to hurricane strength in the 10:00 a.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center. Barry's maximum sustained winds reached 75 miles per hour. Hurricane Barry is also making landfall, about 40 miles south of Lafayette. The storm has increased its forward...
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July 13, 2019 - 3:25 am
( WWL ) -- More than 30,000 people have lost power in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry moves closer to landfall on the south-central coast. According to Entergy Louisiana's outages map, more than 29,000 customers had been affected by power outages as of 2:11 a.m., local time, Saturday. The biggest...
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July 13, 2019 - 1:00 am
( WWL ) -- Tropical weather sometimes brings out the crazies. A video posted to Facebook may show one example. Facebook user Glen David Andrews was shooting video on his phone at the Moonwalk in New Orleans on Friday afternoon where he encountered a man, stripped down to his shorts, who took a...
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July 12, 2019 - 7:10 am
Rain and wind are expected to pick up today for the New Orleans area . "We're already starting to see some of the rain bands move into Southeast Louisiana," National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said. He says the fact that Tropical Storm Barry has only been moving at five miles per hour is...
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July 11, 2019 - 10:05 pm
President Donald Trump has declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and has ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Barry beginning on July 10, and continuing until further notice...
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