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Donald Trump demande à quatre élues démocrates de « retourner dans leur pays »

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:12:00 +0200LeMonde (fr)

Rassemblement contre les « raids » visant les demandeurs d’asile, à Los Angeles, le 12 juillet. MARK RALSTON / AFP. Deux tempêtes majeures étaient attendues les 13 et 14 juillet aux Etats-Unis. Sur le plan météorologique, la catastrophe a été évitée en Louisiane.

Biloxi sues FEMA, cites rejected Katrina expenses

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:12:00 +0200arkansasonline (en)

BILOXI, Miss. -- A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is suing a federal agency that rejected expenses for a Hurricane Katrina recovery project. Biloxi is seeking $15.5 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for drainage, water and sewer systems, the Sun Herald reported. The federal lawsuit says FEMA rejected $8.

Flesh-eating bacteria killed an elderly man two days after he vacationed in Florida. Experts say this will become more common as ocean water warms.

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

after wading in contaminated water with an open wound or eating raw shellfish from the water. In the past 30 days, four people have been found to have been infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Most recently, an elderly man died after contracting the bacteria in the waters near Destin, Florida.

Weakened Barry dumps rain in Louisiana, Arkansas

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:51:00 +0200usaToday (en)

Barry slowly swept through Louisiana and into Arkansas on Sunday, producing thunderstorms and torrents of rain that may cause widespread flooding. Reclassified from a tropical storm to a tropical depression late Sunday afternoon, Barry spared New Orleans and did not cause any major damage as it weakened from a Category 1 hurricane.

Barry's slow march through Louisiana and into Arkansas leads to fears of flooding, tornadoes

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:18:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Barry slowly swept through Louisiana and into Arkansas on Sunday, producing thunderstorms and torrents of rain that may cause widespread flooding. Reclassified from a tropical storm to a tropical depression late Sunday afternoon, Barry spared New Orleans and did not cause any major damage as it weakened from a Category 1 hurricane.

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 10:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:18:00 +0200wptv (en)

As it headed deeper inland, Barry was downgraded to a tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center's latest public advisory. A tropical storm is a weather system that has sustained winds from 39 mph to 73 mph. The sustained wind speeds of a tropical depression are up to 39 mph.

Barry's slow march through Louisiana and into Arkansas leads to fears of flooding, tornadoes

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:17:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Barry slowly swept through Louisiana and into Arkansas on Sunday, producing thunderstorms and torrents of rain that may cause widespread flooding. Reclassified from a tropical storm to a tropical depression late Sunday afternoon, Barry spared New Orleans and did not cause any major damage as it weakened from a Category 1 hurricane.

Rain, floods as US storm Barry moves north

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:01:00 +0200portstephensexaminer (en)

Tropical Storm Barry has trudged through northwestern Louisiana, dropping up to 38cm of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm, was 25km....

Barry's slow march through Louisiana and into Arkansas leads to fears of flooding, tornadoes

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:55:00 +0200montgomeryadvertiser (en)

Barry slowly swept through Louisiana and into Arkansas on Sunday, producing thunderstorms and torrents of rain that may cause widespread flooding. Reclassified from a tropical storm to a tropical depression late Sunday afternoon, Barry spared New Orleans and did not cause any major damage as it weakened from a Category 1 hurricane.

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 10:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:54:00 +0200wkbw (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a . That means it's still hovering over the same state where it made landfall....

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 10:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:54:00 +0200wkbw (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a Saturday, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already deluged. And it's not even close to done.

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 9:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:20:00 +0200newschannel5 (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a . That means it's still hovering over the same state where it made landfall....

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 10:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:14:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a . That means it's still hovering over the same state where it made landfall....

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 10:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:14:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a Saturday, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already deluged. And it's not even close to done.

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 9:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:11:00 +0200kxxv (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a . That means it's still hovering over the same state where it made landfall....

National Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' CNN Newsource 9:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:11:00 +0200kxxv (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a Saturday, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already deluged. And it's not even close to done.

Entergy : Mississippi Restoration Update by County

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 03:56:00 +02004-traders (en)

> Entergy Mississippi Restoration Update by County. 07/15/2019. Hurricane Barry weakened as a tropical storm and is now a tropical depression that continues to move slowly causing numerous outages. Mississippi will have locally heavy thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes that will be possible through Monday with the incoming rain bands.

Rain, floods as US storm Barry moves north

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 02:09:00 +0200heraldsun (en)

Tropical Storm Barry has trudged through northwestern Louisiana, dropping up to 38cm of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm, was 25km....

Barry weakens to a tropical depression, but authorities still warn of dangerous flooding

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 01:26:00 +0200wqad (en)

As it headed deeper inland, Barry was downgraded to a tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center's latest public advisory. A tropical storm is a weather system that has sustained winds from 39 mph to 73 mph. The sustained wind speeds of a tropical depression are up to 39 mph.

Barry weakens to a tropical depression, but authorities still warn of dangerous flooding

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:43:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling north across Louisiana at around 9 mph -- slower than a bicyclist . That means it's still hovering over the same state where it made landfall Saturday, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already deluged.

Rain, floods as US storm Barry moves north

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:08:00 +0200dailyadvertiser (en)

Tropical Storm Barry has trudged through northwestern Louisiana, dropping up to 38cm of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm, was 25km....

Rain, floods as US storm Barry moves north

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:08:00 +0200illawarramercury (en)

Tropical Storm Barry has trudged through northwestern Louisiana, dropping up to 38cm of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm, was 25km....

Rain, floods as US storm Barry moves north

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:40:00 +0200bordermail (en)

Tropical Storm Barry has trudged through northwestern Louisiana, dropping up to 38cm of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm, was 25km....

Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:32:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Immigrants brace for ICE raids in cities across the nation. Anxious immigrants waited in fear Sunday as federal raids promised by President Donald Trump failed to materialize , with advocates staffing hotlines and visiting churches to reassure worried families.

Rain, floods as US storm Barry moves north

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:26:00 +0200theherald-au (en)

Tropical Storm Barry has trudged through northwestern Louisiana, dropping up to 38cm of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm, was 25km....

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:23:00 +0200alarabiya-en (en)

Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm,....

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:12:00 +0200trust (en)

(Adds details from Plaquemines Parish, paragraphs 5-8, detail on crude oil production, National Weather Service update) By Collin Eaton. NEW ORLEANS, July 14 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create....

Oil prices move up despite bearish outlook

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:32:00 +0200dailytimesPK (en)

OPEC kept its modest global oil demand growth forecast at 1.14 million bpd for 2020, suggesting that the world would need 29.27 million bpd of crude from its 14 members in 2020, down 1.34 million bpd this year. After holding stable below $65 and $60 for nearly two months respectively, Brent crude’s price jumped to $66.

Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' as it heads deeper inland

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:02:00 +0200fox10tv (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, 11 million people are now under the gun for epic flooding. As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a bicyclist . That means it's still hovering over the same state where it made....

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Collin Eaton. NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Barry, which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday....

UPDATE 1-Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Adds details from Plaquemines Parish, paragraphs 5-8, detail on crude oil production, National Weather Service update) By Collin Eaton. NEW ORLEANS, July 14 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create....

Barry will bring more 'life-threatening flooding' as it heads deeper inland

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 21:42:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

As of Sunday afternoon, Barry was crawling across Louisiana at just 9 mph -- slower than a bicyclist . That means it's still hovering over the same state where it made landfall Saturday, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already deluged. In St.

Entergy : Damage Assessments and Restoration Continues Throughout Louisiana

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:40:00 +02004-traders (en)

> Damage Assessments and Restoration Continues Throughout Louisiana. 07/14/2019. A workforce of more than 3,900 Entergy scouts, line crews and contractors are continuing to perform damage assessments and restoration where it is safe to do so as Barry, which made landfall yesterday as a Category 1....

30,000 without power in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry weakens; flooding still a concern

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:30:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Tropical Storm Barry continued to lose strength Sunday as it moved through western Louisiana, though officials were still warning of dangerous storm-related conditions and tens of thousands remained without power. The storm's maximum sustained winds were at 40 mph as of Sunday morning.

30,000 without power in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry weakens; flooding still a concern

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:18:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tropical Storm Barry continued to lose strength Sunday as it moved through western Louisiana, but storm surge and flooding were still a concern. Tropical Storm Barry continued to lose strength Sunday as it moved through western Louisiana, though officials were still warning of dangerous....

30,000 without power in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry weakens; flooding still a concern

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:05:00 +0200montgomeryadvertiser (en)

Tropical Storm Barry continued to lose strength Sunday as it moved through western Louisiana, though officials were still warning of dangerous storm-related conditions and tens of thousands remained without power. The storm's maximum sustained winds were at 40 mph as of Sunday morning.

'The worst is yet to come' as Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 18:19:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, it's wreaking even more havoc as it spins farther inland. As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping....

‘The worst is yet to come’ as Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:49:00 +0200wqad (en)

As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph — slower than a bicyclist. That means it’s still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already submerged under water. “This storm still has a long way to go before it leaves the state,” Louisiana Gov.

National Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding CNN Newsource 10:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:41:00 +0200wkbw (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, it's wreaking even more havoc as it spins farther inland. As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping....

Copyright 2019 CNN 'The worst is yet to come' as Barry 1 HR A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, it's wreaking even more havoc as it spins farther inland.

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:39:00 +0200news4jax (en)

NEW ORLEANS - A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, it's wreaking even more havoc as it spins farther inland. As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall,....

National Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding CNN Newsource 10:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:35:00 +0200wptv (en)

As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already submerged under water. "This storm still has a long way to go before it leaves the state," Louisiana Gov.

National Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding CNN Newsource 10:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:31:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, it's wreaking even more havoc as it spins farther inland. As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping....

National Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding CNN Newsource 9:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:27:00 +0200kxxv (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, it's wreaking even more havoc as it spins farther inland. As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping....

‘The worst is yet to come’ as Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:16:00 +0200fox2now (en)

As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph — slower than a bicyclist. That means it’s still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already submerged under water. “This storm still has a long way to go before it leaves the state,” Louisiana Gov.

'The worst is yet to come' as Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:12:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping copious amounts of rain on cities already submerged under water. "This storm still has a long way to go before it leaves the state," Louisiana Gov.

National Barry threatens 11 million people with flooding CNN Newsource 9:44 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:50:00 +0200newschannel5 (en)

A day after Tropical Storm Barry crashed into the US as a hurricane, it's wreaking even more havoc as it spins farther inland. As of Sunday morning, Barry was creeping north at just 6 mph -- slower than a bicyclist. That means it's still hovering over Louisiana, where it made landfall, dumping....

Barry still a tropical storm and producing heavy rain

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:24:00 +0200al (en)

Barry, which briefly became the season’s first hurricane as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday afternoon, still had tropical-storm-force winds of 45 mph on Sunday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. As of the last advisory, at 7 a.m. CDT, Tropical Storm Barry was located about 80 miles south-southeast of Shreveport, La.

Tropical Storm Barry Floods Swaths Of Louisiana

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:48:00 +0200patch (en)

Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) The National Hurricane Center tracks the projected path of Tropical Storm Barry.

Tropical Storm Barry Floods Swaths Of Louisiana

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:38:00 +0200caldwells (en)

Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) The National Hurricane Center tracks the projected path of Tropical Storm Barry.

National Barry dumps rain and overtops levees CNN Newsource 8:43 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:28:00 +0200wkbw (en)

Ludovico Torri woke up Saturday morning to a surprising sight: Lake Pontchartrain was at the door of his Mandeville home, just north of New Orleans. "The entire street and area under the house was underwater," Torri told CNN. Over the next hour and a half, the water rose another foot and the wind kept on getting stronger.

National Barry dumps rain and overtops levees CNN Newsource 7:43 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:26:00 +0200kxxv (en)

Ludovico Torri woke up Saturday morning to a surprising sight: Lake Pontchartrain was at the door of his Mandeville home, just north of New Orleans. "The entire street and area under the house was underwater," Torri told CNN. Over the next hour and a half, the water rose another foot and the wind kept on getting stronger.

National Barry dumps rain and overtops levees CNN Newsource 8:43 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:18:00 +0200wptv (en)

"The entire street and area under the house was underwater," Torri told CNN. Over the next hour and a half, the water rose another foot and the wind kept on getting stronger. His family, including four children, were stuck in their home with their car nearly flooded.

National Barry dumps rain and overtops levees CNN Newsource 8:43 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:13:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

Ludovico Torri woke up Saturday morning to a surprising sight: Lake Pontchartrain was at the door of his Mandeville home, just north of New Orleans. "The entire street and area under the house was underwater," Torri told CNN. Over the next hour and a half, the water rose another foot and the wind kept on getting stronger.

National Barry dumps rain and overtops levees CNN Newsource 7:43 AM, Jul 14, 2019

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:50:00 +0200newschannel5 (en)

Ludovico Torri woke up Saturday morning to a surprising sight: Lake Pontchartrain was at the door of his Mandeville home, just north of New Orleans. "The entire street and area under the house was underwater," Torri told CNN. Over the next hour and a half, the water rose another foot and the wind kept on getting stronger.

More than 160,000 without power in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry weakens; flooding still a concern

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:28:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tropical Storm Barry continues to lose strength as it moves through western Louisiana, though officials are still warning of dangerous storm-related conditions and tens of thousands are without power. The storm's maximum sustained winds are at 45 mph as of Sunday morning.

On Philanthropy: Don’t let disaster philanthropy become a philanthropic disaster

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:25:00 +0200denverpost (en)

Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, tsunamis, wildfires, earthquakes, droughts — and more. Such natural disasters are happening with greater frequency, many accelerated by our rapidly changing climate. Man-made disasters such as shootings at schools, concerts, houses of worship and workplaces are also occurring at alarming rates.

Copyright 2019 CNN Barry weakens, flood threat remains 1 HR The slow-moving Tropical Storm Barry still has heavy rain to come, threatening parts of Louisiana and Mississippi with life-threatening storm surge, flash flooding and river flooding, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 13:49:00 +0200click2houston (en)

NEW ORLEANS - The slow-moving Tropical Storm Barry still has heavy rain to come, threatening parts of Louisiana and Mississippi with life-threatening storm surge, flash flooding and river flooding, Barry was briefly a Category 1 hurricane before it made landfall Saturday and weakened back down to a tropical storm.

Superintendent killed in motorcycle crash made Grand Prairie a destination district for students

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 13:09:00 +0200dallasnews (en)

Hull didn't complain when hundreds of students were leaving the lackluster GPISD for charter school competitors. Instead, she fought back, making Grand Prairie's own campuses more attractive by revamping them to offer unique programs that focused on areas like leadership, law, sports medicine and even environmental science.

Copyright 2019 CNN Barry weakens, flood threat remains 13 Mins The slow-moving Tropical Storm Barry still has heavy rain to come, threatening parts of Louisiana and Mississippi with life-threatening storm surge, flash flooding and river flooding, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 12:38:00 +0200news4jax (en)

NEW ORLEANS - The slow-moving Tropical Storm Barry still has heavy rain to come, threatening parts of Louisiana and Mississippi with life-threatening storm surge, flash flooding and river flooding, Barry was briefly a Category 1 hurricane before it made landfall Saturday and weakened back down to a tropical storm.

Copyright 2019 CNN Barry weakens, flood threat remains 26 Mins Ludovico Torri woke up Saturday morning to a surprising sight: Lake Pontchartrain was at the door of his Mandeville home, just north of New Orleans.

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 12:12:00 +0200click2houston (en)

NEW ORLEANS - Ludovico Torri woke up Saturday morning to a surprising sight: Lake Pontchartrain was at the door of his Mandeville home, just north of New Orleans. "The entire street and area under the house was underwater," Torri told CNN. Over the next hour and a half, the water rose another foot and the wind kept on getting stronger.

'Don't let your guard down.' Tropical Storm Barry is expected to weaken today, but flooding threat remains

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 11:55:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

Ludovico Torri woke up Saturday morning to a surprising sight: Lake Pontchartrain was at the door of his Mandeville home, just north of New Orleans. "The entire street and area under the house was underwater," Torri told CNN. Over the next hour and a half, the water rose another foot and the wind kept on getting stronger.

OPEC: Oil Prices Increasing Despite Bearish Outlook

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 11:32:00 +0200albawaba-en (en)

OPEC kept its modest global oil demand growth forecast at 1.14 million bpd for 2020, suggesting that the world would need 29.27 million bpd of crude from its 14 members in 2020, down 1.34 million bpd this year. After holding stable below $65 and $60 for nearly two months respectively, Brent crude’s price jumped to $66.

The Latest: National Guard trying to rescue family of 5

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 07:19:00 +0200newsok (en)

New Orleans' mayor is urging city residents not to let their guard down as Tropical Storm Barry weakens and moves farther inland. Forecasters had worried that flooding rains from the storm would start hitting the city as early as Friday night. But Saturday was largely calm in New Orleans.

The Latest: Louisiana residents urged to stay 'vigilant'

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:46:00 +0200newsok (en)

A National Weather Service forecaster says New Orleans may dodge the heaviest rainfall from Tropical Storm Barry. Robert Ricks said Saturday evening that the city is now forecast to receive between 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) of rain through Sunday, with some local areas getting a little more.

Rainfall threatens Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry moves inland

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:37:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Barry makes landfall, weakens to tropical storm. Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana and weakened to a tropical storm on Saturday. The storm, previously a Category 1 hurricane, brought heavy rainfall and flooding to the Gulf Coast and knocked out power for tens of thousands in the region.

12 people were evacuated from a tiny island when storm surge from Tropical Storm Barry flooded the only road off the island

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:18:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Nicky Milne/Reuters. 12 people were rescued from the tiny Isle de Jean Charles early Saturday morning due to flooding from The island's residents will soon be permanently relocated by state and federal agencies, since rising sea levels are washing the 2-mile-long island away.

Overtopped levee in Terrebonne prompts partial evacuation; people, cat rescued from cut off island

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:12:00 +0200nola (en)

With the Lower Dularge East Levee overtopping Saturday, Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove issued a mandatory evacuation notice for all areas along Louisiana 315 and Brady Road below or south of the Falgout Canal. Dove issued the notice in Dove told The Courier that the levees were overtopping due to a higher than expected storm surge.

Tropical Storm Barry: Evacuations, 20 Inches Of Rain Possible

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:07:00 +0200patch (en)

Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) The National Hurricane Center tracks the projected path of Tropical Storm Barry.

Tokyo-Seoul feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 04:58:00 +0200arabnews (en)

SEOUL, TOKYO: A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays.

More in news

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 04:39:00 +0200al (en)

County officials have declared roads impassable in south Alabama due to flooding caused by Hurricane Barry. Authorities said the boat accident happened around midnight on Saturday near Wetumpka. Stovall, after receiving her bachelor's from University of Alabama and masters in music therapy from....

Tropical Storm Barry Makes Landfall

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 04:24:00 +0200caldwells (en)

Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) Highway 665 in Pointe-Aux-Chenes was flooded, and the government recommended evacuating. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) The National Hurricane Center tracks the projected path of Tropical Storm Barry.

Entergy : Continuing Barry Restoration Efforts

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 03:38:00 +02004-traders (en)

> Entergy Continuing Barry Restoration Efforts. 07/13/2019. Barry, which briefly became a Category 1 hurricane Saturday before being downgraded to a tropical storm, continues to crawl across Louisiana, delivering heavy rains, high winds, coastal flooding and power outages. As of 6:30 p.m.

Rainfall threatens Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry moves inland

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 03:34:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Barry makes landfall, weakens to tropical storm. Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana and weakened to a tropical storm on Saturday. The storm, previously a Category 1 hurricane, brought heavy rainfall and flooding to the Gulf Coast and knocked out power for tens of thousands in the region.

The Latest: New Orleans may dodge heaviest rains

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 03:10:00 +0200newsok (en)

The National Hurricane Center said Saturday afternoon that the storm's maximum sustained winds have fallen to 65 mph (105 kph). Officials expect Barry to weaken and become a tropical depression Sunday as it moves inland, meaning its winds would fall below 39 mph (63 kph).

Levees fail to hold back Barry

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 01:08:00 +0200fox10tv (en)

At landfall Barry was a category one storm. A minimal hurricane. But for some folks in Southern Louisiana it caused more than minimal issues. Myrtle Grove, LA. In Myrtle Grove, about 45 minutes south of New Orleans Saturday morning in Plaquemines Parish, storm surge overwhelmed a levee.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor urges caution as storm weakens

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:53:00 +0200newsok (en)

Tropical Storm Barry's winds have weakened and the Louisiana coast is no longer under a hurricane warning. The National Hurricane Center said Saturday afternoon that the storm's maximum sustained winds have fallen to 65 mph (105 kph). Officials expect Barry to weaken and become a tropical depression....

Hurricane Barry Proves Terrorist Threat Is A Hoax

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:40:00 +0200opednews (en)

What Hurricane Barry tells us as it floods an already flooded New Orleans is that the "terrorist threat" that the US allegedly faces is a hoax. What do I mean? Think about it this way. Terrorists, if such exist, have had ample warning about New Orleans' precarious position with the swollen....

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, then weakens back into a tropical storm

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:53:00 +0200wqad (en)

Dangerous coastal storm surge had overtopped levees by midday Saturday along the far reaches of Louisiana’s coast, local officials reported. Tornadoes also posed a risk from southeast Louisiana to south Alabama. Ludovico Torri said he woke Saturday to find Lake Pontchartrain lapping at his home in Mandeville, Louisiana, north of New Orleans.

National Barry makes landfall, then weakens back into tropical storm CNN Newsource 9:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:36:00 +0200kxxv (en)

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said some areas could see up to 25 inches of rain. "The real danger in this storm was never about the wind anyway," the governor said. "It's always been about the rain, and that remains a very significant threat." Levees were overtopped Saturday in Plaquemines Parish,....

The Latest: Some roads closed along coastal Alabama

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:33:00 +0200newsok (en)

The storm threatening the Louisiana coast has strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its 11 a.m. Saturday advisory that Barry had reached maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), with higher gusts. Hurricane-force winds were measured some 45 miles (75....

Tropical Storm Barry Makes Landfall, 20 Inches Of Rain Possible

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:30:00 +0200patch (en)

An evacuation order and airport cancellations are in effect as Tropical Storm Barry slowly moves across Louisiana. By Jul 13, 2019 9:21 am ET Updated Jul 13, 2019 4:06 pm ET Clouds cover the sky over New Orleans ahead of Tropical Storm Barry making landfall in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday.

National Barry makes landfall, then weakens back into tropical storm CNN Newsource 10:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:29:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said some areas could see up to 25 inches of rain. "The real danger in this storm was never about the wind anyway," the governor said. "It's always been about the rain, and that remains a very significant threat." Levees were overtopped Saturday in Plaquemines Parish,....

National Barry makes landfall, then weakens back into tropical storm CNN Newsource 10:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:02:00 +0200wkbw (en)

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said some areas could see up to 25 inches of rain. "The real danger in this storm was never about the wind anyway," the governor said. "It's always been about the rain, and that remains a very significant threat." Levees were overtopped Saturday in Plaquemines Parish,....

National Barry makes landfall, then weakens back into tropical storm CNN Newsource 10:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:00:00 +0200wptv (en)

The center of the storm -- the first hurricane to hit the United States this year -- was about 5 miles northeast of Intracoastal City and about 30 miles south-southwest of Lafayette at 2 p.m. ET and still crawling at 6 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. Rainfall now poses the greatest threat.

National Barry makes landfall, then weakens back into tropical storm CNN Newsource 9:56 AM, Jul 13, 2019

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 21:53:00 +0200newschannel5 (en)

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said some areas could see up to 25 inches of rain. "The real danger in this storm was never about the wind anyway," the governor said. "It's always been about the rain, and that remains a very significant threat." Levees were overtopped Saturday in Plaquemines Parish,....

Hurricanes release energy of 10,000 nuclear bombs

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 20:35:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Those who have experienced a hurricane know the devastation one can wreak when mighty winds bear down, flattening homes, ripping up trees and creating huge storm surges. These storms are powerful. In fact, "during its life cycle a hurricane can expend as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs," At....

Barry makes landfall in US

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 20:12:00 +0200cnn (en)

Barry — the first hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season — is only the fourth hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana in July (The last was Hurricane Cindy in 2005). Barry is the 50th hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana since records began in 1851.

Barry makes landfall as tropical storm in Louisiana

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 20:04:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Barry weakens to tropical storm. Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm Saturday as it made landfall on the Louisiana coast, the National Weather Service said Saturday afternoon. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 70 mph and was moving at 6 mph.

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:48:00 +0200upi (en)

U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down weather goes to two extremes. Hurricane Barry will bring heavy rains and flooding to the Delta region from Saturday into Monday.

Barry Now a Hurricane, Already Testing New Orleans Defenses

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:36:00 +0200thedailybeast (en)

NEW ORLEANS—A storm bearing down on the city grew to hurricane strength Saturday afternoon as residents braced for a deluge of rain and high winds in strongest test to date on the city’s fragile infrastructure since Hurricane Katrina 15 years ago. Around 11 a.m.

Hurricane Barry Update: Entergy Mississippi Teams Ready to Respond

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:22:00 +02004-traders (en)

> Hurricane Barry Update: Entergy Mississippi Teams Ready to Respond. 07/13/2019. Barry is now a hurricane, with its center nearing the Louisiana coastline. We continue to prepare for the possibility that this weather system may impact our region with severe thunderstorms, strong winds and heavy rains.

12 people were evacuated from a tiny island when storm surge from Tropical Storm Barry flooded the only road off the island

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:20:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Isle de Jean Charles .JPG. Nicky Milne/Reuters. 12 people were rescued from the tiny Isle de Jean Charles early Saturday morning due to flooding from The island's residents will soon be permanently relocated by state and federal agencies, since rising sea levels are washing the 2-mile-long island away.

Now a hurricane, Barry land along Louisiana coast, bringing heavy rain, risk of life-threatening inland floods

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 18:47:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Barry strengthened to a hurricane Saturday as it pushed ashore along the south-central Louisiana coast west of New Orleans, bringing torrential downpours along the Gulf Coast and the risk of heavy rain and life-threatening inland floods eastward into Mississippi. As Barry went ashore around 10 a.m.

Barry Strengthens Into Category 1 Hurricane as It Nears Landfall in Louisiana

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 18:46:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

Rain bands are moving onshore in Louisiana as Barry inches northwest at 5 mph, also bringing 70 mph sustained winds, a dangerous coastal storm surge and a risk of tornadoes from southeast Louisiana to south Alabama. Across the region, cities and parishes have issued mandatory evacuation orders,....

Barry Grows to Hurricane, Will Test New Orleans Defenses

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 18:33:00 +0200thedailybeast (en)

NEW ORLEANS—A storm bearing down on the city grew to hurricane strength Saturday afternoon as residents braced for a deluge of rain and high winds in strongest test to date on the city’s fragile infrastructure since Hurricane Katrina 15 years ago. Around 11 a.m.

Barry upgraded to Category 1 Hurricane; still forecasted to bring heavy rainfall, minor flooding to Nashville next week

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:57:00 +0200tennessean (en)

A hurricane looming off the Gulf Coast is expected to strengthen before landfall and bring heavy rainfall to Nashville throughout the next four or five days. Tropical Storm Barry was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on Saturday morning and is predicted to make landfall west of New Orleans later in the day.

Tropical Storm Barry Nears New Orleans

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:49:00 +0200patch (en)

Barry Upgraded To Hurricane: National Hurricane Center More than 60,000 New Orleans-area residents were without power Saturday morning as Barry moved slowly toward land. By Jul 13, 2019 9:21 am ET Updated Jul 13, 2019 11:39 am ET Clouds cover the sky over New Orleans ahead of Tropical Storm Barry making landfall in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday.

Tropical Storm Barry Nears New Orleans

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:35:00 +0200caldwells (en)

Barry Upgraded To Hurricane: National Hurricane Center More than 60,000 New Orleans-area residents were without power Saturday morning as Barry moved slowly toward land. By Jul 13, 2019 9:21 am ET Updated Jul 13, 2019 11:24 am ET Clouds cover the sky over New Orleans ahead of Tropical Storm Barry making landfall in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday.

Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it moves onto Louisiana coast Source: WFTV

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:31:00 +0200wftv (en)

Friday, 7/12/19, 5 p.m. update: Tropical Storm Barry continues to intensify a bit more as it moves to the west-northwest at 6 mph. Barry is expected to reach Category 1 hurricane status just before it makes landfall in Louisiana late Saturday morning. Tropical storm-force winds extend 175 miles from its center.

Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it lashes Louisiana coast

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:14:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Barry lashes Louisiana coast with heavy rain. The edges of Hurricane Barry, a Category 1 storm, are lashing the Louisiana coast with heavy rain. Roads are flooded and tens of thousands are without power, forcing some evacuations. The storm's powerful winds have toppled trees and blown aluminum siding around in the coastal community of Chauvin.

Now a hurricane, Barry nears Louisiana coast packing heavy rain

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

The winds of newly minted Hurricane Barry pushed toward the south-central Louisiana coast west of New Orleans Saturday, bringing torrential downpours along the Gulf Coast that could soak some areas with up to two feet of rain and add to widespread flooding. As of 10 a.m.

Flesh-eating bacteria killed an elderly man two days after he vacationed in Florida. Experts say this will become more common as ocean water warms.

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

after wading in contaminated water with an open wound or eating raw shellfish from the water. In the past 30 days, four people have been found to have been infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Most recently, an elderly man died after contracting the bacteria in the waters near Destin, Florida.

Kingwood residents file suit after May floods damage homes

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:10:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

Linda Traylor still remembers the anxiety of not being able to reach her three dogs as the home took on 2 feet of water in early May. She wasn’t able to get into the Elm Grove subdivision in Kingwood to check on her dogs until the following day when she discovered almost all of her possessions were damaged.

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 15:54:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

725a Sat - Latest on TS #Barry . Barry is nearing hurricane strength. Now has winds of 70 mph. Still poses a significant flooding threat due to slow movement. Lopsided structure means much of the rain not expected until after landfall. On-again, off-again rain hit New Orleans overnight.

Tropical Storm Barry: Coast Guard rescues 12 trapped on remote Louisiana island

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 15:11:00 +0200foxnews (en)

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2019 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved. All market data delayed 20 minutes. Tropical Storm Barry: Coast Guard rescues 12 trapped on remote Louisiana island. A dozen people stranded on a remote Louisiana island by Tropical Storm Barry were rescued by the U.

Oil prices climb on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 14:53:00 +0200en-finance-yahoo (en)

are on track for a weekly gain and are trading near a six-week high as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico have cut more than half their output because of a Tropical Storm Barry, also tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East. The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday predicted that surging U.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 11:48:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Barry, expected to make landfall on Saturday, could inundate areas along the lower Mississippi with up to 20 inches (51 cm) of rain. By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along....

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 08:39:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 06:02:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

While no single storm can be linked directly to climate change, the trend of warming air and seas around the globe has caused conditions that scientists say will, on average, make storms stronger and rainier. “The real increased threat from a warming climate is an atmosphere that’s capable of....

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change - scientists

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 04:43:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS /WASHINGTON (Reuters) Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Tropical Storm Barry: How Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint prep for mobile coverage in face of disasters - CNET

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 02:42:00 +0200cnet (en)

The Mississippi River splashes against the levees in New Orleans. Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images. The first major tropical storm from the Gulf this season is on its way, and all four major mobile carriers are knee-deep in preparations to ensure their networks stay as solid as possible.

Strengthening Storm Spins Toward Rain-Soaked Louisiana Coast

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 02:35:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- Tropical Storm Barry is expected to come ashore along the Louisiana coast as a hurricane early Saturday, bringing a dangerous downpour that could inundate rivers, streets and homes. As much as 25 inches (64 centimeters) of rain could fall in some areas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory at 8 p.

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 02:05:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey’s. He was prepared to kayak through his Irish Channel neighborhood – among the highest....

Thousands flee as storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:57:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

PORT SULPHUR, Louisiana: Evacuations ramped up on Friday (Jul 12) across coastal Louisiana as the southern US state - including its main city New Orleans - braced for a potentially disastrous deluge from Tropical Storm Barry, which threatens to strengthen into a hurricane.

Thousands flee as storm menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:51:00 +0200japantoday (en)

Evacuations ramped up Friday across coastal Louisiana as the southern U.S. state -- including its main city New Orleans -- braced for a potentially disastrous deluge from Tropical Storm Barry, which threatens to strengthen into a hurricane. The large storm in the Gulf of Mexico chugged towards land,....

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:35:00 +0200trust (en)

Barry, expected to make landfall on Saturday, could inundate areas along the lower Mississippi with up to 20 inches (51 cm) of rain. By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along....

Tropical Storm Barry pits New Orleans against water—again

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:35:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

If all does not go well this weekend, Tropical Storm Barry will spin into the city of New Orleans, bringing with it (according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) life-threatening storm surge, 40 mile-per-hour winds, and perhaps as much as 25 inches of rain. Barry is a lumbering brute; forecasters expect it to linger.

Tropical Storm Barry Pits New Orleans Against Water—Again

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:01:00 +0200wired (en)

If all does not go well this weekend, Tropical Storm Barry will spin into the city of New Orleans, bringing with it (according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) life-threatening storm surge, 40 mile-per-hour winds, and perhaps as much as 25 inches of rain. Barry is a lumbering brute; forecasters expect it to linger.

Tropical Storm Barry: How Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint prep for mobile coverage in the face of disasters - CNET

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 00:08:00 +0200cnet (en)

The Mississippi River splashes against the levees in New Orleans. Matthew Hatcher/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images. The first major tropical storm from the gulf this season is on its way, and all four major mobile carriers are knee-deep in preparations to ensure their networks stay as solid as possible.

TS Barry crawls in Gulf of Mexico; expected to be a hurricane at landfall

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200wftv (en)

5 p.m. update: Tropical Storm Barry continues to intensify a bit more as it moves to the west-northwest at 6 mph. Barry is expected to reach Category 1 hurricane status just before it makes landfall in Louisiana late Saturday morning. Tropical storm-force winds extend 175 miles from its center.

How are New Orleanians bracing for Barry? Baiting hooks, scouring storm drains, watching waves

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:33:00 +0200nola (en)

How is Holy Cross resident Anthony Addison passing the tense hours as tropical storm Barry gathers in the Gulf and the engorged Mississippi River courses by his neighborhood? He’s fishing. Before noon on Friday he’d dragged four large catfish from the Industrial Canal where it meets the river: one was a river cat, three were yellow cats.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:24:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River in the United States , is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:02:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River in the United States , is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Thousands flee as Tropical Storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:58:00 +0200scmp (en)

Delilah Campbell (left), four, and her sister, Tallulah Campbell, eight, clear out driftwood and other debris near New Orleans on Thursday in preparation for Tropical Storm Barry. Photo: AP. Thousands flee as Tropical Storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast.

Crude Oil Futures Settle Flat

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:38:00 +0200finanznachrichten-en (en)

WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Crude oil futures ended flat on Friday as traders stayed largely cautious, weighing near term prospects for energy demand and supply. According to reports, the Tropical Storm Barry is likely to become a hurricane on reaching the Louisiana coast on Saturday.

article Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change -scientists

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:32:00 +0200trust (en)

(Adds comment from Mayor Cantrell, background on development and storms) By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf....

article Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change - scientists

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:32:00 +0200trust (en)

By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change -scientists

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:14:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Adds comment from Mayor Cantrell, background on development and storms) By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf....

Thousands flee as storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:14:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The large storm in the Gulf of Mexico chugged towards land, bringing heavy rains, a storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. Thousands packed up and left their homes as floods hit low-lying areas like Plaquemines Parish, where road closures left....

Thousands flee as storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:12:00 +0200afp-english (en)

Thousands packed up and left their homes as floods hit low-lying areas like Plaquemines Parish, where road closures left some communities isolated as they braced for Barry's arrival. By mid-day Friday the storm was packing winds of 65 miles (100 kilometers) per hour, nine mph shy of hurricane strength.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:11:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

While no single storm can be linked directly to climate change, the trend of warming air and seas around the globe has caused conditions that scientists say will, on average, make storms stronger and rainier. “The real increased threat from a warming climate is an atmosphere that’s capable of....

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry bears down on Louisiana, where it could dump 25 inches of rain

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:04:00 +0200providencejournal (en)

Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening and edging ever closer to Louisiana, where it could unload dangerous amounts of rain this weekend, in some places in excess of two feet. It is also predicted to push ashore a "life-threatening storm surge," or a rise in water levels above normally dry land at....

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Thousands flee as storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

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Thousands flee as storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 20:58:00 +0200pulse (en)

Thousands packed up and left their homes as floods hit low-lying areas like Plaquemines Parish, where road closures left some communities isolated as they braced for Barry's arrival. By mid-day Friday the storm was packing winds of 65 miles (100 kilometers) per hour, nine mph shy of hurricane strength.

Chick-Fil-A manager changes World War II veteran’s tire

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 20:57:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

Tropical Storm Barry's wind and rain were starting to lash Louisiana early Friday as New Orleans and coastal communities braced for a drenching from what's expected to be the first hurricane of the season. The singer already faces state sex-related charges in Illinois involving four women, three of whom were minors when the alleged abuse occurred.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change - scientists

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 20:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Kathy Finn and Timothy Gardner. NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

TS Barry crawls in Gulf of Mexico; strengthens, more downpours, threats Source: WFTV

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:43:00 +0200wftv (en)

Our below average rain chances for the weekend are due to Tropical Storm Barry pulling most of the moisture available in the area toward its center. Barry will continue to move over the northern Gulf of Mexico, where the water temperature is two to four degrees above average for this time of the year.

Tropical Storm Barry gives reminder for business owners to prepare for natural disasters Source: WFTV

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:43:00 +0200wftv (en)

With Tropical Storm Barry forming in the northern Gulf of Mexico Thursday, insurance companies are reminding business clients to make sure they are properly covered. Many shop owners have hurricane plans for their families and adequate insurance for their homes in advance of a storm.

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:40:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

He was prepared to kayak through his Irish Channel neighborhood – among the highest elevations in the city and long considered safe from flooding. “I’ve been in the Irish Channel since 1998, and I’ve never seen it like this,” said Carrera, 49, as he sipped a beer and recalled the 2005 hurricane that killed 1,800 along the Gulf Coast.

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pumps

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:30:00 +0200trust (en)

As Tropical Storm Barry takes aim at New Orleans many residents and officials are worried that the aging pumps cannot keep up with more frequent and intense rainstorms. By Brian Thevenot. NEW ORLEANS, July 12 (Reuters) - The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee.

Tropical Storm Barry

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:23:00 +0200cnn (en)

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is asking residents and visitors to be ready to shelter in place starting at 8 p.m. local time (9 p.m. ET) as Tropical Storm Barry moves towards the city. What we know about the storm : Barry is getting stronger as it creeps across the Gulf of Mexico's warm waters....

Barry Strengthens as It Approaches Rain-Soaked Louisiana Coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:06:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- Tropical Storm Barry strengthened as it prepares to come ashore along the Louisiana coast as a hurricane early Saturday, bringing a dangerous downpour that could inundate rivers, streets and homes. As much as 25 inches (64 centimeters) of rain could fall in some areas, according to the U.

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:06:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Brian Thevenot. NEW ORLEANS, July 12 (Reuters) - The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's. He was prepared to kayak through his Irish Channel....

Storm Strengthens as it Brings Two Feet of Rain to Louisiana

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:34:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- Tropical Storm Barry strengthened as it prepares to come ashore along the Louisiana coast as a hurricane early Saturday, bringing a dangerous downpour that could inundate rivers, streets and homes. As much as 25 inches (64 centimeters) of rain could fall in some areas, according to the U.

ODM urges food wholesalers and depots to be storm ready

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:49:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

CAY HILL--Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are urged by the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season and to be ready to secure their properties in the event of a storm/hurricane threat.

Tropical Storm Barry Timeline, Path: Where Is the Storm Headed?

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:43:00 +0200newsweek (en)

Tropical Storm Barry is headed for the coast of Louisiana and could bring life-threatening storm surges, heavy rain and strong wind to those in its path. Ahead of the storm making landfall, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) informed citizens the storm was moving slowly, which could result in a long duration of heavy rainfall.

Barry crawls in Gulf of Mexico; strengthens, more downpours, threats While in Florida we'll have a drier than average weekend, Barry will continue to move toward Louisiana bringing huge rain, flooding, surge threat.

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:34:00 +0200wftv (en)

Our below average rain chances for the weekend are due to Tropical Storm Barry pulling most of the moisture available in the area toward its center. Barry will continue to move over the northern Gulf of Mexico, where the water temperature is two to four degrees above average for this time of the year.

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running through Storm Barry

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:00:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

(Fixes headline) By Erwin Seba and Scott DiSavino. HOUSTON/NEW YORK, July 12 (Reuters) - Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend.

New storm hardening law will get power grid ready for next hurricane

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 16:24:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

The 60 Plus Association and our 800,000 Florida supporters extend our sincerest thanks to Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Legislature for adopting the new storm hardening law that protects seniors, our families and our wallets. The last three years saw some of the most destructive hurricanes in recent memory.

Tropical Storm Barry: Tennessee to get rain, wind, slight risk of flooding

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 16:17:00 +0200tennessean (en)

is expected to hit land by Saturday morning. The storm will likely move inland over the lower Mississippi Valley with heavy rainfall and potential flooding on Sunday. The storm is also expected to affect parts of Tennessee early next week, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:59:00 +0200upi (en)

July 12 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall. Trump's order activates efforts at the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Tropical Storm Barry lashes Louisiana and 10,000 people are evacuated in New Orleans

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:48:00 +0200dailymail (en)

US oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output ahead of the storm. Fifteen production platforms and four rigs were evacuated in the north central Gulf of Mexico, according to a US regulator as oil firms moved workers to safety.

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of TS Barry

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:29:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

July 12 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall. Trump's order activates efforts at the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:08:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength Friday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying city, is....

Canadian Dollar Advances On Rising Oil Prices

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:04:00 +0200finanznachrichten-en (en)

CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - The Canadian dollar climbed against its most major counterparts in the European session on Friday amid rising oil prices, as oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been reduced in the wake of Tropical Storm Barry that threaten the region. Crude for August delivery rose $0.06 to $60.

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:40:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength Friday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying city, is....

As Barry nears, New Orleans faces triple threat

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:32:00 +0200sentinelsource (en)

NEW ORLEANS — As New Orleanians recover from floodwaters that inundated the city on Wednesday, residents are preparing for an unprecedented triple whammy this weekend: heavy rain, an already engorged Mississippi River and a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico that is expected to make landfall in....

Tropical Storm Barry Set to Dump Two Feet of Rain on Louisiana

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:19:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- The leading edge of Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain are reaching Louisiana, where communities including New Orleans are bracing for a downpour that threatens to inundate already-high waterways.As much as 25 inches (64 centimeters) of rain could fall in some areas, according to the U.

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:19:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

New Orleans (AFP) - Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength Friday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for ‘extreme’ storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:45:00 +0200tribune (en)

Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength Friday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005’s deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying city,....

Why Ocasio-Cortez's race card play on Pelosi may have backfired; Trump resets strategy in census battle

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:28:00 +0200foxnews (en)

Growing number of Dems back Pelosi in feud with AOC The differences between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., have gone public and grown uglier by the day since last weekend and the rift between the far-left and central wings of the party have been laid bare for all to see.

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for ‘extreme’ storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:37:00 +0200malaymail (en)

Matt Harrington boards up a Vans shoe store near the French Quarter in New Orleans as tropical storm Barry approaches, July 11, 2019. — AFP pic. NEW ORLEANS, July 12 — Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength today as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:28:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength late Thursday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying....

Widespread flooding expected as Storm Barry set to hit already waterlogged New Orleans

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:28:00 +0200thejournal (en)

TROPICAL STORM BARRY gathered strength late last night as it chugged toward waterlogged New Orleans, which was preparing for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005′s deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:05:00 +0200rappler (en)

PREPARING FOR BARRY. Sandbags line store front of a barber shop in preparation for tropical storm Barry in New Orleans, Louisiana, on July 11, 2019. Photo by Seth Herald/AFP. NEW ORLEANS, USA – Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength Friday, July 12, as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans,....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for ‘extreme’ storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:53:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Matt Harrington boards up a Vans shoe store near the French Quarter in New Orleans as tropical storm Barry approaches, July 11, 2019. — AFP pic. NEW ORLEANS, July 12 — Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength today as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:12:00 +0200GulfDailyNews (en)

New Orleans: Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength late Thursday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:39:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

NEW ORLEANS: Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength late Thursday (Jul 11) as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:32:00 +0200afp-english (en)

Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength late Thursday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying....

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:29:00 +0200guardian (en)

As the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain: “Three or higher.” That’s a category three hurricane, of course, on the five-tiered Saffir-Simpson....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:28:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying city, is expected to reach hurricane strength Friday or early Saturday when it nears Louisiana's central or southeast coast, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The NHC noted that sustained winds had increased....

'Ain't goin nowhere' / New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:22:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

As the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain: “Three or higher.” That’s a category three hurricane, of course, on the five-tiered Saffir-Simpson....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:22:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying city, is expected to reach hurricane strength Friday or early Saturday when it nears Louisiana's central or southeast coast, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The NHC noted that sustained winds had increased....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:15:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength late Thursday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina. The weather system, which has already caused major flooding in the low-lying....

Braced for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:08:00 +0200pulse (en)

The NHC noted that sustained winds had increased to near 50 miles (81 kilometers) per hour, with higher gusts, and the storm will bring "life-threatening flooding" to coastal and river areas. With Barry just 90 miles (145 kilometers) from the mouth of the Mississippi River, Governor John Bel Edwards....

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Barry hits 50 mph as it aims for Gulf Coast Updated at 11:05 PM

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 05:27:00 +0200palmbeachpost (en)

Tropical Storm Barry has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is forecast to become a weak Category 1 hurricane before making landfall Saturday between western Mississippi and eastern Texas. Barry is about 95 miles south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi, moving west at 5 mph. It has sustained winds of 40 mph.

Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry's landfall, Trump issues federal disaster declaration for Louisiana

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:51:00 +0200nola (en)

Update: 9:15 p.m.: WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has issued an emergency disaster declaration, at the urging of Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana delegation, the White House announced Thursday night. Check back with The Advocate for more details.

Barry brings reminders and anxiety for Houston flood victims

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:36:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

The Ludys are far from alone. More than 204,000 local homes and apartments flooded during Hurricane Harvey, nearly 7,000 Harris County houses were swamped in the 2016 Tax Day floods and more than 6,500 homes and apartments were damaged in the 2015 Memorial Day floods.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash cleared in Morrow, but I-75 delays remain heavy

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:26:00 +0200ajc (en)

ORIGINAL STORY: Showers have mostly missed metro Atlanta on Thursday, but traffic issues definitely have not. Construction is slowing down I-75 in Henry County near Jodeco Road, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center . A right southbound lane is blocked, but delays are heavy in both directions.

Oil hits six-week high as rigs brace for Gulf of Mexico storm

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:21:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

TOKYO: Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions in the region. Brent crude futures reversed early losses and were up 36 cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $67.

DART Renews Four-Year Agreement with Parkland Hospital

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 03:24:00 +0200nbcdfw (en)

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors has approved an agreement that will extend a four-year shuttle service with Parkland Hospital for $5,480,000. The approval on Tuesday, July 9, requires DART to continue free fares on Routes 704 and 705 and add Route 706 to serve off-site employees on weekdays.

Tropical Storm Barry Moves Toward Louisiana's Already-Flooded Coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 02:51:00 +0200psmag (en)

The storm has already brought more than eight inches of rain to New Orleans, causing flash flooding, and is expected to bring another 10 to 15 inches of rain in the coming days along with a three- to five-foot storm surge. A Category 1 storm on its own isn't normally enough to threaten the levee....

Photos: Louisiana residents evacuate as Tropical Storm Barry develops in the Gulf

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 02:35:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

As a dangerous weather system spinning toward the Gulf coast intensified Thursday to become Tropical Storm Barry, some Louisiana residents aren't taking any chances and are choosing to evacuate. Others say they plan to ride the storm out. Barry is the first tropical storm to threaten the United States this year.

Photos: Louisiana residents evacuate as Tropical Storm Barry develops in the Gulf

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:50:00 +0200fox10tv (en)

As a dangerous weather system spinning toward the Gulf coast intensified Thursday to become Tropical Storm Barry, some Louisiana residents aren't taking any chances and are choosing to evacuate. Others say they plan to ride the storm out. Barry is the first tropical storm to threaten the United States this year.

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf of Mexico, could bring ‘catastrophic' flooding to Louisiana

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:14:00 +0200fox5atlanta (en)

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - The second named storm has formed with the potential to become a weak hurricane before making landfall in Louisiana this weekend. Tropical Storm Barry continues to swirl in the Gulf of Mexico, and is expected to slowly strengthen over the next 36 hours or so as environmental conditions become more favorable.

Phillips 66 Shuts Down Louisiana Refinery Ahead Of Storm

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 23:14:00 +0200oilprice (en)

Phillips 66 will be temporarily closing down its 253,600-bpd Alliance, Louisiana, refinery ahead of possible flooding from a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico which is expected to become a hurricane on Friday and which has already shut in 32 percent of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s oil production.

Tropical Storm Barry brings reminders, anxiety for Houston flood victims

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 23:01:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

The early reports of a tropical system building in the Gulf of Mexico this week was all it took. Tropical Storm Barry likely will not have much impact in the Houston area this weekend, but just the sight of the city inside the “cone of uncertainty” on the nightly news ratcheted up the anxiety for....

Texas County OKs $60M to Speed Post-Harvey Flood Control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:23:00 +0200nbcdfw (en)

In this NASA handout image, Hurricane Harvey is photographed aboard the International Space Station as it intensified on its way toward the Texas coast on Aug. 25, 2017. Four hurricane names, Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate, will be retired. A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked....

WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Construction slows Southside as temps near 90

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:09:00 +0200ajc (en)

The exit ramp from I-285 North to I-20 in DeKalb County is also blocked by a wreck, and delays are heavy on the Perimeter as a result, the Traffic Center reported. A cold front moving toward Georgia will tap into the moisture from a tropical system moving through the Gulf of Mexico, creating....

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 21:35:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains. The Houston Chronicle reports the Harris County Commissioners Court earmarked the funds Tuesday to help the Harris....

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:41:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in....

Aqua America : Emphasizes Importance of Hurricane Preparedness

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:36:00 +02004-traders (en)

Aqua America encourages customers to prepare ahead for the possible loss of service during a hurricane with helpful suggestions. This hurricane season, which runs from June through November, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts four to eight hurricanes to form on the Atlantic.

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:29:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in....

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:27:00 +0200680news (en)

HOUSTON — A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains. The Houston Chronicle reports the Harris County Commissioners Court earmarked the funds Tuesday to help the Harris County....

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:23:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains. The Houston Chronicle reports the Harris County Commissioners Court earmarked the funds Tuesday to help the Harris....

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:20:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

FILE – In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in....

Hier et aujourd’hui. Comment le port de Saint-Goustan, à Auray, a changé

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:18:00 +0200TelegrammeDeBrest (fr)

Le port de Saint-Goustan en 1955 (Archive Le Doaré -Châteaulin) Pendant l’été, découvrez les lieux emblématiques de Bretagne, hier et aujourd’hui, grâce à la collection Le Doaré et à nos photographes. Aujourd’hui, cap sur Saint-Goustan, à Auray, son port et son pont.

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:11:00 +0200tribtown (en)

HOUSTON A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains. The Houston Chronicle reports the Harris County Commissioners Court earmarked the funds Tuesday to help the Harris County Flood....

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:06:00 +0200wxow (en)

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains. The Houston Chronicle reports the Harris County Commissioners Court earmarked the funds Tuesday to help the Harris....

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:05:00 +0200therepublic (en)

HOUSTON A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains. The Houston Chronicle reports the Harris County Commissioners Court earmarked the funds Tuesday to help the Harris County Flood....

article Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:04:00 +0200trust (en)

(Updates with storm upgraded to tropical storm status; adds byline) By Kathy Finn. NEW ORLEANS, July 11 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic....

Flooded New Orleans braces for possible hurricane

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:02:00 +0200brisbanetimes (en)

New Orleans: Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday.

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:00:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in....

Tropical Storm Barry develops in the Gulf, threatening more epic flooding in Louisiana

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:53:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

(CNN) -- A dangerous cyclone spinning toward the Gulf Coast intensified Thursday to become Tropical Storm Barry. It's the first tropical storm to threaten the US this year. But before Barry makes landfall -- possibly Saturday in Louisiana -- it'll likely be a full-blown hurricane, meaning winds will top 74 mph.

Texas county OKs $60M to speed post-Harvey flood control

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:53:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

HOUSTON A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains. The Houston Chronicle reports the Harris County Commissioners Court earmarked the funds Tuesday to help the Harris County Flood....

Hurricane Katrina

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:52:00 +0200wn (en)

. Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh and fifth hurricane of the . It was the costliest natural disaster, as well as one of the five , in the history of the United States . The storm is currently ranked as the third most intense United States landfalling tropical cyclone, behind only the and in 1969.

Tropical Storm Barry develops in the Gulf, threatening more epic flooding in Louisiana

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:45:00 +0200wtva (en)

A dangerous cyclone spinning toward the Gulf Coast intensified Thursday to become Tropical Storm Barry. It's the first tropical storm to threaten the US this year. But before Barry makes landfall -- possibly Saturday in Louisiana -- it'll likely be a full-blown hurricane, meaning winds will top 74 mph.

Latest: Evacuations Ordered Ahead of Tropical Weather

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:22:00 +0200nbcdfw (en)

A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for parts of southeast Louisiana. It could contribute to the rising of an already high Mississippi River, with water reaching the tops of levees this weekend. And there is also the widespread danger of flash floods like the one that walloped New Orleans on Wednesday.

Expected hurricane to bring lengthy torrential dowpours to Gulf Coast

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:09:00 +0200ocala (en)

The system will be named Barry when it reaches tropical storm status — a closed center circulation with wind speeds of at least 39 mph. A dawdling disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to gain tropical status today before becoming the first hurricane of the 2019 season within the next two days.

Hotter temperatures help afternoon storms strengthen, Barry expected to form in Gulf Warmer temperatures return as a mix of sun and clouds will keep afternoon storm chances around 50% across the area.

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:39:00 +0200wftv (en)

Warmer temperatures return as a mix of sun and clouds will keep afternoon storm chances around 50% across the area. High temperatures will reach an average of 92-93 degrees for most of Central Florida. Thursday morning started with drier conditions across the state with only light scattered showers.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:54:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

NEW ORLEANS The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city’s Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:39:00 +0200tribtown (en)

NEW ORLEANS The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city’s Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

world The Latest: Mississippians brace for potential hurricane By Associated Press 07/11/2019

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:28:00 +0200samoaobserver (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Mississippi Gulf Coast residents are preparing for heavy rain as a tropical storm system causes flooding in New Orleans and other parts of south Louisiana. Coastal Mississippi is under a flood watch until Thursday night.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:27:00 +0200therepublic (en)

NEW ORLEANS The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city’s Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

Wednesday July 10, 2019 09:50 PM The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:28:00 +0200readingeagle (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) � The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:26:00 +0200ksl (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency Source: AP

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:24:00 +0200wftv (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:20:00 +0200thenewstribune (en)

National Weather Service meteorologist Benjamin Schott says a hurricane hunter aircraft was going to look for the center of the developing tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Mexico. He says the aircraft will provide information about its likely landfall. Schott says storm surge could raise the Mississippi River to 20 feet (6.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:14:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:13:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 03:58:00 +0200wxow (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city’s Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 02:51:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

NEW ORLEANS The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city’s Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

world The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency By Associated Press, 07/11/2019

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 01:24:00 +0200samoaobserver (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

Texas Preparing for TS; New Orleans Declares Emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:16:00 +0200nbcdfw (en)

Numerous officials urged residents to stay home, check that they have supplies for at least three days and make sure neighborhood storm drains are clear. National Weather Service meteorologist Benjamin Schott says a hurricane hunter aircraft was going to look for the center of the developing tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:05:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Cantrell has declared an emergency. She and other officials spoke at a news conference Wednesday after storms swamped city streets and paralyzed traffic. Numerous officials urged residents to stay home, check that they have supplies for at least three days and make sure neighborhood storm drains are clear.

Localstormsracenorththrutheevening#x3b;hurricanewatchineffectforLA

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:51:00 +0200wftv (en)

High rain chances are sticking around Wednesday across Central Florida, with most of the rain and storm activity falling between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. We are also monitoring Potential Tropical Cyclone Two, located over the Gulf of Mexico. Some storms developed after 2 p.m. and moved quickly from the southwest to the northeast.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:36:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:36:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

Lacy said that such preparations are normal during hurricane season. He says, “when you live in paradise, you have to expect some days like this.” Harrison County is the largest of Mississippi’s three coastal counties. It includes Biloxi and Gulfport. 1:50 p.m. Texas Gov.

BREAKING: Tropical storm watches issued for Louisiana as forecast calls for Cat 1

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:33:00 +0200palmbeachpost (en)

A hurricane watch has been issued for parts of the Louisiana coast as forecasters monitor a system in the northern Gulf of Mexico that is expected to become Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday before strengthening to a Category 1 cyclone. The hurricane watch stretches from the mouth of the Mississippi River west to Cameron, La.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency Source: AP

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:27:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:16:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

The 3 factors that will make Barry a particularly dangerous storm for Louisiana | WeatherTiger

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:12:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Climatology tells us that July is far from the most active month of hurricane season. But as recent history shows, you should never turn your back on the Gulf of Mexico. The broad area of disturbed weather in the north central Gulf is getting better organized on schedule, and major rainfall and....

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way. Cantrell has declared an emergency.

Louisiana declares state of emergency over possible hurricane

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:03:00 +0200CBC (en)

A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city's protective levees.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:00:00 +0200newsok (en)

Numerous officials urged residents to stay home, check that they have supplies for at least three days and make sure neighborhood storm drains are clear. National Weather Service meteorologist Benjamin Schott says a hurricane hunter aircraft was going to look for the center of the developing tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Latest: New Orleans mayor declares emergency

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:57:00 +0200wxow (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city’s Treme (truh-MAY) neighborhood got 8.4 inches (21.3 centimeters) of rain in three hours, and more nasty weather is on the way.

The Latest: Mississippians brace for potential hurricane

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:50:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Mississippi Gulf Coast residents are preparing for heavy rain as a tropical storm system causes flooding in New Orleans and other parts of south Louisiana. Coastal Mississippi is under a flood watch until Thursday night.

The Latest: Mississippians brace for potential hurricane

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:32:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

Coastal Mississippi is under a flood watch until Thursday night. Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy said Wednesday that free sandbags are available in several places. He said residents can pick them up to protect their property. Lacy said that such preparations are normal during hurricane season.

The Latest: Mississippians brace for potential hurricane

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:17:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

The governor said that includes activating the Texas Task Force 1 with four high-water rescue boat squads ready and having nearly 700 Department of Public Safety officers on standby for possible deployment. Louisiana and Mississippi are also making preparations for heavy rain and possible flooding. 1:30 p.

Gov. Greg Abbott Says Texas is Preparing for Tropical Storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:15:00 +0200nbcdfw (en)

Abbott said at a Wednesday news conference that Texas has mobilized several departments ahead of the growing storm's expected landfall. The governor said that includes activating the Texas Task Force 1 with four high-water rescue boat squads ready and having nearly 700 Department of Public Safety officers on standby for possible deployment.

Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:05:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a hurricane and affect large swaths of the state's eastern region this weekend. The storm system that has already swamped streets in New Orleans could draw more than 10....

The Latest: Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:05:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a hurricane and affect large swaths of the state's eastern region this weekend.

The Latest: Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:01:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Coastal Mississippi is under a flood watch until Thursday night. Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy said Wednesday that free sandbags are available in several places. He said residents can pick them up to protect their property. Lacy said that such preparations are normal during hurricane season.

The Latest: Mississippians brace for potential hurricane

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:57:00 +0200wxow (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Mississippi Gulf Coast residents are preparing for heavy rain as a tropical storm system causes flooding in New Orleans and other parts of south Louisiana. Coastal Mississippi is under a flood watch until Thursday night.

The Latest: Mississippians brace for potential hurricane

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:43:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Mississippi Gulf Coast residents are preparing for heavy rain as a tropical storm system causes flooding in New Orleans and other parts of south Louisiana. Coastal Mississippi is under a flood watch until Thursday night.

The Latest: Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:29:00 +0200newsok (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a hurricane and affect large swaths of the state's eastern region this weekend.

The Latest: Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:18:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a hurricane and affect large swaths of the state's eastern region this weekend.

The Latest: Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:11:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a hurricane and affect large swaths of the state's eastern region this weekend.

The Latest: Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:10:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a hurricane and affect large swaths of the state's eastern region this weekend.

The Latest: Texas governor says state is preparing for storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:57:00 +0200wxow (en)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a hurricane and affect large swaths of the state’s eastern region this weekend.

Catap: Promoting a culture of disaster preparedness in schools

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:48:00 +0200sunstar (en)

ACCORDING to the 2012 United Nations (UN) World Disaster Report, the Philippines is among the top three most disaster-prone countries in the world. With an average of 20 typhoons entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in a year, five of these are often devastating.

UPDATE: Tropical system could form Wednesday in Gulf of Mexico

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 05:26:00 +0200palmbeachpost (en)

The tropical disturbance would be named Barry if it becomes a tropical storm. A simmering Gulf of Mexico and lull in storm-killing wind shear opened an opportunity for tropical development this week that the atmosphere seems eager to take advantage of.

In Somalia, the climate emergency is already here. The world cannot ignore it | Mustapha Tahir

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 13:15:00 +0200guardian (en)

The climate has been wreaking havoc on Somalia’s seasons. Ordinarily there are four: the main rainy season between April and June (gu), the second rainy season between October and December (deyr), and the dry seasons that follow each of them. Two-thirds of the country’s population live in rural....

Upgraded Ormoc Airport to boost tourism in northwest Leyte

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 09:58:00 +0200pna (en)

The Ormoc City Airport after its rehabilitation. (Photo by Yancy Lim) ORMOC CITY, Leyte The development of Ormoc City Airport is a big boost to the tourism sector of Northwest Leyte Tourism Corridor, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Monday. Access and connectivity are really crucial for the....

75 years later, explosives continue to surface on Guam About 11,000 pieces bullets, grenades, bombs and other pieces of unexploded ordnance have been found since 1954, according to the Navy. Beyondliberation | 53 mins ago

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 23:19:00 +0200guampdn (en)

Editor's Note: The invasion, occupation and liberation of Guam had a lasting effect on the island's people, government and institutions. Each week leading up to the 75th anniversary of Guam's liberation, the Pacific Daily News will examine how the events of 1941-1944 continue to affect life today.

How many storms will Vietnam face in 2019?

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 06:23:00 +0200vov-vn (en)

In the last six months of 2019, some four to five storms will make landfall in Vietnam, according to Nguyen Van Huong, head of the Weather Forecast Office under the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecast (NCHMF). The recent tropical storm in the East Sea, named typhoon Mun, was recorded....

PRRD inaugurates Ormoc Airport Development Project

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 09:33:00 +0200manilametro (en)

ORMOC CITY, July 6 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday led the inauguration of the Ormoc Airport Development Project located in Barangay Airport in this city. The project includes the P34 million rehabilitation of the passenger terminal building, expanding its area from 150 square....

Duterte inaugurates upgraded Ormoc Airport

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:50:00 +0200pna (en)

AIRPORT LAUNCH. President Rodrigo R. Duterte arrives at the Ormoc City Airport in Leyte to lead the inauguration of the Ormoc City Airport Development Project on Friday (July 5, 2019). The airport was damaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013 and a strong earthquake in 2017.

PRRD inaugurates Ormoc Airport Development Project

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 05:18:00 +0200agenparl (en)

(AGENPARL) – Manila (Philippines), sab 06 luglio 2019. ORMOC CITY, July 6 (PIA) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday led the inauguration of the Ormoc Airport Development Project located in Barangay Airport in this city. The project includes the P34 million rehabilitation of the passenger....

Stories of an extraordinary world The murky world of Madagascar’s roaring vanilla trade How did hunger for the humble pod lead to greed, crime and riches? Jul 5

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:21:00 +0200economist (en)

I follow Felicité Raminisoa and her father, Romain Randiambololona, up a narrow track along the forested slopes of her family’s farm in southern Madagascar. It is lychee season and, as we walk, we break off branches of fruit and peel off the pink, spiky shells.

Yolanda housing delay a national shame

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 20:49:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

THE shocking revelation by the Commission on Audit (CoA) this week that only a little more than half of the permanent housing units intended for families displaced by Typhoon Yolanda nearly six years ago is a disgrace, a shameful state of affairs that must be corrected at once by any means necessary.

A great turnout and an emotional presentation

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 17:48:00 +0200marianasvariety (en)

THIS year, several Liberation Day float participants depicted the tragedy that befell the island last year. “One of the performances made you feel that it just happened yesterday,” Gov. Ralph DLG Torres said. He was referring to Victory Chapel’s float entry, which staged a live drama that capsulized the sequence of events from World War II to Oct.

Chattanooga nurse providing support for Salute to America Independence Day Celebration in Washington, D.C.

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 05:11:00 +0200timesfreepress (en)

A Chattanooga nurse traveled to Washington, D.C., to provide medical support for President Donald Trump's Four th of July celebration. Robert Scarlatti arrived Tuesday in the nation's capital, where he will work in a medical tent for the Salute to America Independence Day Celebration.

Federal Flood

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 04:39:00 +0200palestinewater (en)

2005 levee failures in Greater New Orleans. On 29 August 2005 there were over 50 failures of the and flood walls protecting New Orleans, Louisiana , and its suburbs following passage of Hurricane Katrina and landfall in Mississippi. The levee and flood wall failures caused flooding in 80% of New Orleans and all of St.

Hurricane Barbara Reaches Category 4 Strength in Pacific

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 00:22:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

Category 4 Hurricane Barbara began to weaken on July 3 after reaching wind speeds of 140 mph, according to U.S. weather forecasters. Category 5 strength storms have wind speeds of over 157 mph. The storm is churning about 1,860 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and is....

Hurricane Barbara mapped: Tropical storm becomes category 4 as it heads for Hawaii HURRICANE BARBARA is currently spinning towards the United States from the Pacific Ocean and...

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 19:01:00 +0200express (en)

Hurricane Barbara is one of the first high-category hurricanes of the 2019 hurricane season. The system formed last week on June 25 with hurricane Alvin, a category one on the Saffir-Simpson scale. Barbara promises to be more severe, as it takes on rapid strengthening towards a category four storm.

Flow says it's prepared for 2019 hurricane season

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 17:48:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Telecommunication giant Flow says it has put in place measures to ensure that its network will withstand the impact of a hurricane during the current season. “The nature of our business demands that we are always prepared for all levels of disasters,” stated Heather Wallen-Bryan,....

Quang Ninh evacuates tourists ahead of Typhoon Mun’s arrival

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:54:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Quang Ninh (VNA) – The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has evacuated around 4,000 tourists from outlying islands before the forecast arrival of Typhoon Mun on July 4. The move had been taken before a ban of vessels sailing to sea was issued at noon on July 3.

BMW Z4 Tuned By G-Power Packs Nearly 500 HP

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:54:00 +0200motor1 (en)

The "real" Z4 M by G-POWER: BMW Z4 M40i (G29) with 500 hp. In its meanwhile 3rd edition, the BMW Z4 returns to its roots. Forgotten is the metal roof, from now on, a fabric hood spans over the heads of the passengers, as it suites best for a real roadster.

Tropical storm to hit on Thursday

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 12:24:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

HÀ NỘI — Typhoon Mun is forecast to hit the coastal localities of Quảng Ninh and Hải Phòng on Thursday, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre. The second storm of the year is expected to strengthen when entering the Gulf of Tonkin yet still remain at level 8 of 12.

From national security to food security

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 08:44:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

One might wonder how a Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) colonel found his way into agriculture, but the way Jamie Ogilvie tells it, his role as assistant vice -president (AVP) for the Hi-Pro Division of the Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) is a natural continuation of his service to Jamaica.

Localities urged to brace for typhoon MUN

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 08:07:00 +0200vov-vn (en)

During the meeting held in Hanoi on July 3, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, asked potentially affected provinces and cities to take drastic measures in order to cope with the possible scenarios that may arise from the impact of the typhoon.

Reuters US Domestic News Summary

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 02:23:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Angels pitcher Skaggs dies at age 27. Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has died at the age of 27 while traveling with the team in Texas, the Angels said on Monday. "It is with great sorrow that we report Tyler Skaggs passed....

Watershed Geo's ClosureTurf Selected as Closure Method for EPA Superfund Site

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 23:19:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

ATLANTA July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Watershed Geo announced today that its innovative engineered system, ClosureTurf, was chosen for the landfill closure method at the Mississippi Phosphates Corporation Site (MPC) in Pascagoula, Mississippi , marking the first time an engineered geosynthetic turf....

Watershed Geo's ClosureTurf Selected as Closure Method for EPA Superfund Site

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 23:15:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

ATLANTA July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Watershed Geo announced today that its innovative engineered system, ClosureTurf, was chosen for the landfill closure method at the Mississippi Phosphates Corporation Site (MPC) in Pascagoula, Mississippi , marking the first time an engineered geosynthetic turf....

Watershed Geo's ClosureTurf Selected as Closure Method for EPA Superfund Site

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 23:07:00 +0200finanzen-at (en)

ATLANTA July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Watershed Geo announced today that its innovative engineered system, ClosureTurf, was chosen for the landfill closure method at the Mississippi Phosphates Corporation Site (MPC) in Pascagoula, Mississippi , marking the first time an engineered geosynthetic turf....

Watershed Geo's ClosureTurf Selected as Closure Method for EPA Superfund Site

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 22:57:00 +0200finanzen-ch (en)

ATLANTA July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Watershed Geo announced today that its innovative engineered system, ClosureTurf, was chosen for the landfill closure method at the Mississippi Phosphates Corporation Site (MPC) in Pascagoula, Mississippi , marking the first time an engineered geosynthetic turf....

Watch monster storm Hurricane Barbara seethe from space - CNET

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 21:23:00 +0200cnet (en)

Barbara, on its way to becoming a major hurricane, is seen in a GOES West satellite image from July 1. NOAA. Space may be the best place to watch a hurricane. You're far from the danger, but still have an incredible view of the action. On Tuesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric....

Barbara maintains 130 mph winds in eastern Pacific; NHC watching 4 tropical waves in Atlantic

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 20:29:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Hurricane Barbara was holding steady as a category 4 hurricane, but could strengthen a little more, according to the National Hurricane Center. Location: 1,080 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Maximum sustained winds: 130 mph; Movement: west-northwest at 14 mph; Next advisory: 5 p.

Preparing for the next disaster

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 05:01:00 +0200mmtimes (en)

“One worker dived into the place where his son sank but he also never came back up. I saw my younger brother and his wife on an upside-down boat. As my sister-in-law couldn’t swim, he pushed her up to a big branch but when a strong wind blew, she was taken away into the water.

Mixing 5G and weather satellites could skew forecasts of next major storm

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 01:12:00 +0200thehill (en)

As the U.S. accelerates in deploying 5G and other new wireless technologies, there is increasingly cause for concern about the quality of future weather forecasts. Congress must act to protect the longstanding collection of weather satellite imagery to maintain storm monitoring in the 5G era.

Many Floridians unaware of the remaining post-Hurricane Michael damage [survey]

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 20:07:00 +0200ocala (en)

PANAMA CITY — Many Floridians believe the Panhandle has finished recovering from Hurricane Michael and would not donate money to help ongoing relief work, a new survey shows. According to the survey, more than two in five Floridians think life has returned to normal in the Panhandle and almost half....

Many Floridians unaware of the remaining post-Hurricane Michael damage [survey]

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 19:55:00 +0200gainesville (en)

PANAMA CITY — Many Floridians believe the Panhandle has finished recovering from Hurricane Michael and would not donate money to help ongoing relief work, a new survey shows. According to the survey, more than two in five Floridians think life has returned to normal in the Panhandle and almost half....

WGU North Carolina Announces Eastern North Carolina First Responders Scholarship

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:27:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

DURHAM, N.C. July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Â In September 2018 Hurricane Florence devastated many parts of Eastern North Carolina , creating an estimated $17 billion in damage from which many counties are still recovering. To honor the first responders who bravely assisted their neighbors and who....

WGU North Carolina Announces Eastern North Carolina First Responders Scholarship

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:11:00 +0200finanzen-ch (en)

DURHAM, N.C. July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In September 2018 Hurricane Florence devastated many parts of Eastern North Carolina , creating an estimated $17 billion in damage from which many counties are still recovering. To honor the first responders who bravely assisted their neighbors and who....

Editorial: Prepare

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:51:00 +0200sunstar (en)

THE public must brace for stronger cyclones before the year ends. The warning posed by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) isn’t one to be taken lightly. Pagasa Deputy Administrator Landrico Dalida said extreme warming in the Pacific Ocean could....

Whose Deaths Aren’t We Seeing?

Sun, 30 Jun 2019 12:36:00 +0200politico (en)

The double standard that Fishman discovered can best be illustrated in the coverage the U.S. press gave to the twin disasters of Hurricane Katrina and the Indian Ocean tsunami. Fishman found that in the first 14 days of the Boston Globe ’s Katrina coverage, the paper ran no photographs of the....

A new top killer emerges in hurricanes, and many blame climate change

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 21:27:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Ask anyone the most dangerous element of a hurricane, and they may mention wind. They may mention storm surge. But they’re unlikely to name the biggest current killer: rain. In the past three years, as the impact of climate change on hurricanes became more apparent, rain has....

Union Home Minister asks NDRF to work for making India number one in disaster response in the world

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 11:55:00 +0200agenparl (en)

Posted On: 29 JUN 2019 3:01PM by PIB Delhi. Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah today exhorted all those working in Disaster response and mitigation sectors to make India number one in this field. Addressing the “Annual Conference on Capacity Building of SDRFs, Civil Defence, Home Guard and Fire....

Psychological support for firefighters

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 05:04:00 +0200apa-org (en)

Like the firefighters she serves, Houston Fire Department psychologist Jana Tran, PhD, works whenever duty calls. As one of two psychologists in the department, Tran's main role is to serve as the mental health first responder to firefighters who may be in distress after responding to a lethal fire....

World: ETC Annual Report 2018

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 17:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

When we embarked on the ETC2020 strategy four years ago, the ETC outlined key pillars on which our collective efforts should be based: A focus on communication resilience; a decentralized approach in favour of a localized response; extended connectivity to affected communities when possible; and a....

Irma : Gérard Collomb, sermonné par Mgr Barbarin, répond aux critiques...

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 14:50:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Le ministre de l'Intérieur Gérard Collomb, mis en cause dans sa gestion des événements après le passage de l'ouragan Irma sur les îles de St Barthélémy et de St Martin, a répondu aux critiques de l'opposition lundi matin dans l'émission "Les quatre vérités".

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