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Barry expected to be hurricane at landfall as New Orleans ordered to shelter in place by Doha Madani

Barry’s slow movement over the Gulf of Mexico is anticipated to increase the storm’s power to at least a Category 1 Hurricane designation.

Tropical Storm Barry, threatening to drop as much as 20 inches of rain and whip up dangerous storm surges along the Gulf of Mexico, is anticipated to make landfall as a hurricane, officials said Friday.

President Donald Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana late Thursday, ordering U.S. government assistance to state and local response efforts. Barry’s slow movement over the warm gulf is anticipated to increase the storm’s power to at least a Category 1 hurricane designation, according to a National Hurricane Center update Friday afternoon. To read more go to the link below:

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/new-orleans-ordered-shelter-place-tropical-storm-barry-moves-n1029361

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