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Tropical Storm Barry – Day 3

Tropical Storm BarryPosition: 28.6N 91.0W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 3 mph [ 6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 993 mb.

Currently about 75 miles [ 125 km] South-Southeast of Morgan City, Louisiana.

At 10PM CDT it is about 292 miles West-Southwest of me and the outer rain bands have been dumping on me for a couple of hours.

Barry is expected to make landfall as a minimum hurricane tomorrow morning west of Morgan City, Louisiana.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of Louisiana from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Mouth of the Pearl River to Grand Isle; Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas including metropolitan New Orleans; and Intracoastal City to Cameron.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Shell Beach to Biloxi, Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Intracoastal City to Cameron, Louisiana and the Mouth of the Mississippi River to Grand Isle.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Mississippi coast
east of the Mouth of the Pearl River to the Mississippi/Alabama border.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Biloxi to the Mississippi/Alabama border.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]