I’m praying for New Orleans and its resilient people as they brace for major flooding from Tropical Storm #Barry. Climate change is an existential threat—and we must take action now.
Vice President Mike Pence @VP
Was just briefed on Air Force 2 about tropical storm Barry. Our administration is working closely with state and local officials. Please heed all warnings and stay safe! https://t.co/Q1T1EchqE2
Tropical Storm #Barry is expected to strengthen to a hurricane before reaching the Louisiana coastline late this morning or early this afternoon. For more details, see https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb
WARNING: Everyone please be safe, there's a very big & dangerous storm approaching.
ALSO: Tropical Storm Barry will make landfall today.
WOW! Check out the rough Gulf from Tropical Storm #Barry! This is 60 miles off the coast of Louisiana on a rig. Photo by Shawn Nolan. #lawx #BeOn4 @WWLTV
An alligator was spotted wandering a flooded roadway in Mississippi as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on the Gulf Coast. https://t.co/bFA6fIxfaF
We're tracking Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches Louisiana's Gulf Coast. It's expected to sweep across the state as a Category 1 hurricane and has strengthened slightly as it nears landfall. Follow live updates: https://t.co/VtPHYIvIPP
Tropical Storm #Barry has intensified and now has max winds of 70 mph - just below #hurricane strength. Should it make landfall at this intensity, it would be the strongest July Louisiana landfall since Hurricane Cindy (75 mph winds) in 2005.
1. I’m calling the paper the Times-Picayune, not three different names.
2. They’re doing a spectacular job.
3. The NYT needs to rehire a Gulf Coast correspondent, and WaPo needs to open a permanent desk in NOLA.
4. National reporters: Take notes.
Barry has become a hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it nears landfall along the Louisiana Coast. Follow live updates: https://t.co/Tswe6Apia5
LATEST on Tropical Storm Barry:
-Winds of 65 mph
-Moving WNW 5mph
-55 miles SW of Morgan City, LA.
NEW: flooded Atchafalaya River from stop the levee at Morgan City, LA with big waves coming in from the south with storm surge of Tropical Storm Barry @breakingweather @accuweather
Praying for all of God’s creatures in the path of Tropical Storm Barry and praying for His protection over everyone who will be affected. 🙏 https://t.co/BPYVhjpKTi
The maximum sustained winds have increased to 75 mph, with the center of the storm located 40 mph south of Lafayette, Louisiana. Landfall is expected within the next few hours along the Louisiana Coast.
For the latest on Hurricane Barry: https://t.co/EGiXwb5D0R
Hurricane #Barry is moving onto the Louisiana coast as heavy rain and flood concerns ramp up: https://t.co/y2L1qNqIuy
🌪8:30am- There is a SLIGHT Risk of severe weather today along with the heavy rain threat. This is mainly focused on the brief tornadoes possible and damaging wind gusts associated with Tropical Storm Barry. Make sure to have multiples ways of receiving warnings!
WHOA! Powerful waves in the Gulf of Mexico from Tropical Storm Barry on Friday, with wave heights up to 18' reported offshore. This photo near a rig really shows the strength of the winds within the storm! #lawx #TropicalStormBarry
Here’s the latest forecast on Hurricane Barry, as the slow-moving storm is expected to create significant storm surge and flooding as it heads for the Louisiana coast. https://t.co/5U084Dqxxk
Tropical Storm Barry is threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood protections in the 14 years since Hurricane Katrina. https://t.co/aJinf8l4Hu
JUST IN: Barry strengthens to Category 1 hurricane as it moves onto Louisiana coast, NWS says. https://t.co/XvxtzoVRvp
BREAKING: Tropical Storm Barry is now Hurricane Barry, a category 1 hurricane
Tropical Storm Barry is Now a Category 1 Hurricane.
Many are already without electricity.
Sending Prayers for all in It's path. 🙏
#TropicalStormBarry has been upgraded to a category 1 hurricane. If you are in the path of this storm, be prepared to evacuate if necessary. Read more: https://t.co/p0I6phOhpl
I hope Tropical Storm Barry doesn’t cause as much damage to New Orleans as President Barry caused to the country.
Arkansans will feel the effects of the remnants of Tropical Storm Barry as it moves north. Central and eastern Arkansas will experience the most rain and wind. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the eastern half of the state. #arwx https://t.co/MBMVSXd9WL
3 years of crushing natural disasters have left FEMA with even fewer staff available than usual, potentially straining the agency’s ability to help victims of Tropical Storm Barry https://t.co/WDRhYRIxcW
Animated GIF shows satellite image of Southern Mississippi Valley; Tropical Storm Barry currently packing winds with maximum sustained speeds of about 115 km/h with higher gusts
The Wall Street Journal @WSJ
“This is the first time in history a hurricane will strike Louisiana while the Mississippi River is in flood stage,” Katrina on Its Mind, New Orleans Keeps an Anxious Eye on Tropical Storm Barry https://t.co/hFgNxOHVYj
Barry is close to hurricane strength and making landfall in Louisiana.
#Barry #HurricaneBarry #Louisiana #louisianastrong #DoveNews #HurricaneSeason
Scott Fisher Says: #Tropical #Storm #Barry
Scott Fisher Says: #Tropical #Storm #Barry Hurricane Model
Barry strengthens to hurricane; storm surge feared Barry strengthens to hurricane; storm surge feared https://t.co/osKbyIaq2Z
Happy Saturday morning, my friends! The bee is busy for sure. I pray that all are safe in New Orleans, as they brace for Tropical Storm Barry. https://t.co/ZbcKgStz4N
JUST IN: Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge. https://t.co/AB7OQ5z6jq
Tropical Storm Barry could bring 2 feet of rain, disastrous flooding to Louisiana - ABC News - https://t.co/QlzFOgpZ5Z
Help us pray.
We pray for our great state as we face Tropical Storm Barry.
Please keep Louisiana in your prayers over the next few days. “He calms the storm, So that its waves are still.” - Psalm 107:29 #mypoa https://t.co/lqHg0SyLsz
Barry strengthens to hurricane during slow-moving trek to Louisiana coast
The storm has been gathering a “big slough of moisture” just off the central coast, which means “a lot of rain is on the way.” “Take this seriously.”
I hear that 65,000 people don’t have Light either.😢Storm Barry strengthens to a hurricane in flood threat to US Deep South https://t.co/yHPmWEb0nC
Tropical storm Barry inches toward Gulf Coast, Heavy Rain moves in; Dangerous flooding ahead in lower Mississippi Valley
's broadcast: HAPPENING NOW: We're tracking Tropical Storm Barry as it barrels toward the Gulf Coast. https://t.co/pdJscnUOK9