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Hurricane Barry (2019)

Category 1 Atlantic hurricane that made landfall on Louisiana in 2019

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Hurricane Barry (2019): Category 1 Atlantic hurricane that made landfall on Louisiana in 2019
Hurricane Barry was the fourth recorded storm to make landfall at hurricane strength on the state of Louisiana in the month of July, The others being Bob in 1979, Danny in 1997, and Cindy in 2005. The second tropical storm and first hurricane of the annual hurricane season, Barry originated from a mesoscale convective vortex over the Midwestern United States, the system emerged into the Gulf of Mexico on July 10 and was classified as a potential tropical cyclone later that day. The system developed into a tropical storm on the next day, becoming the second named storm of the season. On July 13, Barry attained maximum 1-minute sustained winds of 75 mph, with a minimum central pressure of 991 millibars (29.3 inHg), becoming the first hurricane of the season. Later that day, Barry made landfall on Marsh Island and Intracoastal City, Louisiana both times as a Category 1 hurricane, subsequently weakening to tropical storm status. Late on July 15, Barry degenerated into a remnant low over northern Arkansas.


In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history

24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.  
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Humane Society issues SOS as flooding swamps Arkansas shelter; puppy dies, 72 dogs rescued

Once-mighty Hurricane Barry eased to a post-tropical cyclone but remained a weather nightmare, pounding parts of Arkansas with six inches of rain.
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U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said.
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U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)  
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'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat

Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern - snakes.
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'We can still do this': Louisiana couple marries amid Tropical Storm Barry

As Hurricane Barry made landfall, a couple wed inside the indoor practice football field for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, a special place for the bride.
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Hurricane Barry left waterlogged trail in Louisiana

Tropical Depression Barry was a still hurricane when it hit Cypremort Point, Louisiana. USA TODAY Network drone pilots captured video of flooding there.
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Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows

Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened.
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Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

ICE raids, Juul's apology and Hurricane Barry make up the weekend's biggest stories.
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Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over

Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said.
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Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government

Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental..
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More than 160,000 without power in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry weakens; flooding still a concern

Tropical Storm Barry, downgraded from a hurricane Saturday, slogs through Louisiana, leaving more than 160K without power, concerns of flooding.
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Tropical Storm Barry brings flash floods to Louisiana

Storm surge from Tropical Storm Barry had many communities experiencing flooding Saturday night. Omar Villafranca reports.
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What threat can we expect from Tropical Storm Barry?

Meteorologist Jeff Beradelli joins "CBS Evening News " with more on Tropical Storm Barry.
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Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output

Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and..
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Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more

Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.
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Alligator spotted in Mississippi floodwaters as Barry nears

An alligator was seen on a flooded road in Mississippi on Friday, as Tropical Storm Barry continued on its path toward the Gulf Coast.
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Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane

Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.
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Flying With the Hurricane Hunters Into the Heart of the Storm

To gather crucial data on Tropical Storm Barry, a team of researchers (joined by a reporter and photographer) took a direct flight into its core.
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7/12: CBS Evening News

Tropical Storm Barry expected to hit the Gulf Coast as a hurricane; Best friends with the "same soul" swear they're twins.
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When will Tropical Storm Barry hit?

As Tropical Storm Barry gains strength, officials warn of heavy rain and dangerous flooding. WCBS chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn is tracking the location and timing of the storm.
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Tropical Storm Barry expected to hit the Gulf Coast as a hurricane

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Barry continues to gain strength and will likely strike the Gulf Coast as a hurricane. It's on track to hit Louisiana with dangerous flooding. David Begnaud reports.
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Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry

Thousands of Louisiana residents have been ordered to evacuate their homes as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast. CBS News weather producer David Parkinson has the forecast for the area.
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