Hurricane Barry is now moving on shore on the Louisiana Coast. Movement is northwestward at 5 knots. The center should cross the Louisiana coast during the next few hours, then move slowly toward the north-northwest and north through Louisiana. The new National Hurricane Center track forecast is a little to the west... Read More.
Barry continues to inch its way toward the Louisiana coast with some of the northern bands now moving across southeastern Louisiana. Barry continues its erratic motion toward the west-northwest at 4 knots. Barry is still expected to be a hurricane before it makes landfall today. After landfall, the storm should steadily weakening.
The greatest impacts to the ArkLaMiss will be heavy rainfall and flash flooding followed by tropical storm-force winds and tornadoes. The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Barry, located about 100 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River. Tropical Storm Barry Intermediate Advisory Number 6A NWS National Hurricane Center... Read More.