Hurricane Barry likely to affect environment of Mississippi Valley; scientists say damage to wildlife habitats, fisheries possible
Sunday, 14 July 2019 () Hurricane Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say.
Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana at around 10 am on Saturday, July 13, bringing sustained winds of up to 75 mph, storm surges, and life-threatening flooding, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The NHC said that the hurricane was centered about 50 miles south of Louisiana’s Morgan...
Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive..