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Tropical Storm Barry Advisory Number 17
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022019
1000 AM CDT Sun Jul 14 2019
...BARRY MOVING NORTHWARD OVER NORTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
...LIFE-THREATENING FLOODING RAINS TO CONTINUE...
SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 50 MI...85 KM SSE OF SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
The Storm Surge Warning from Intracoastal City to the Mouth of the
Atchafalaya River has been discontinued.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Morgan City to Cameron
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area. The Tropical Storm
Warning will likely be discontinued later this afternoon.
For storm information specific to your area, including possible
inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your
local National Weather Service forecast office.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Barry was
located by NOAA Doppler radars and surface observations near
latitude 31.8 North, longitude 93.4 West. Barry is moving toward the
north near 9 mph (15 km/h) and this general motion is forecast to
continue through Monday morning. A motion toward the north-northeast
and northeast is expected Monday afternoon into Tuesday. On the
forecast track, the center of Barry will move across the western and
northern portions of Louisiana today, and over Arkansas tonight and
NOAA Doppler weather radar data and surface observations indicate
that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mph (65 km/h)
with higher gusts. These winds are occurring near the coast well to
the southeast of the center. Weakening is expected as the center
moves farther inland, and Barry is forecast to weaken to a tropical
depression later today.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km)
to the southeast of the center. A sustained wind of 39 mph (64 km/h)
and a gust to 49 mph (80 km/h) was recently reported at an NOS site
at Calcasieu Pass, Louisiana. A wind gust to 49 mph (80 km/h) was
also recently reported at a Weatherflow site at Cameron, Louisiana.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key Messages for Barry can be found in the Tropical Cyclone
Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT2 and WMO header WTNT42 KNHC.
STORM SURGE: Water levels along the southern coast of Louisiana
are gradually receding. However, some minor coastal flooding is
still possible through today. For information specific to your
area, please see products issued by your local National Weather
Service forecast office.
RAINFALL: Barry is expected to produce rain accumulations of 6 to
12 inches over south-central Louisiana, with isolated maximum
amounts of 15 inches. Across the remainder of the Lower Mississippi
Valley, total rain accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected, with
isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches. This rainfall is expected to
lead to dangerous, life-threatening flooding.
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are occurring across portions of
the Tropical Storm Warning area, and these conditions will persist
through early this afternoon.
TORNADOES: A couple of tornadoes are possible today across portions
of southeastern Louisiana, Mississippi, western Alabama, eastern
Arkansas, and western Tennessee.
Next intermediate advisory at 100 PM CDT.
Next complete advisory at 400 PM CDT.