Tropical Storm Barry Continues Trek Northward

Tropical Storm Barry Drenches Southern Louisiana

Tropical Storm Barry is slowly moving northward over Louisiana. The National Weather Service says maximum sustained winds are at 40 miles-per-hour and the storm is located about 15 miles east-southeast of Shreveport, Louisiana. Barry is moving to the north-northwest at nine miles-per-hour. The storm is still forecast to move across the northwestern portions of Louisiana today and over Arkansas tonight and into tomorrow. Storm surge, wind, tornadoes and heavy rainfall are expected.

Photo: Brandon James walks across Lakeshore Drive which is covered by water from Lake Pontchartrain after the area flooded in the wake of Hurricane Barry on July 13, 2019 in Mandeville, Louisiana. (Getty Images)

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