President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry
Friday, 12 July 2019 () President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Storm Barry.
Tropical Storm Barry Could Severely Flood Louisiana While it remains to be seen if Barry will become a hurricane, torrential flooding is expected. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and President Trump have declared a state of emergency. John Bel Edwards, via news conference According to CNN, up to...
· Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening as it moves toward Louisiana. The storm is forecast to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the time it makes landfall... Business Insider Also reported by •cbs4.com