Summary of “Hurricane” Barry

Bill's Blog

The above map shows expected rainfall over a 7-day period Here’s the highest rainfall totals: Bagley LA 14.03″, Ocean Springs MS 9.95″, Denham Springs AL 9.56″, Montrose AL 9.33″, 2.5 mi. NW of Mobile AL 5.98″, Baton Rouge LA 4.56″- peak wind gust 45 mph, New Orleans 2.40″ – peak gust 40 mph (by hurricane standards…pretty tame at New Orleans.

Tropical Storm Barry forming in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Here’s the latest satellite view and position of Barry.

Southern Mississippi Valley sector loop
Regional Radar

Here’s regional radar (above).

And here’s New Orleans radar:

Click for latest Composite Reflectivity radar image from the New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA radar and current weather warnings

Here’s the latest cone forecast track of Barry:

cone graphic
Barry is expected to come onshore in Louisiana and head north up the Mississippi Valley

Barry has weakened to a tropical depression and turned northeast heading through the Ohio Valley. There will still be some pockets of heavy rainfall.

Damage from wind was relatively small and the damage from flooding was more costly.

[Image of probabilities of 34-kt winds]
Percent chance of tropical storm force winds (at or above 39 mph)
time of arrival graphic

Arrival of Tropical Storm Force Winds
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Here’s Warnings and Watches

Links: Key Points to KnowPublic Advisory on the storm…the latest Forecast Discussion…Forecast Advisory...the latest from the New Orleans National Weather ServiceNew Orleans NWS forecast discussion.

Here’s Climate info:

Coastal update:

Here’s t he Flood and Rain map:

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