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Several airlines issue travel waivers ahead Tropical Storm Barry

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As Tropical Storm Barry moves rapidly in the Gulf of Mexico, several airlines have issued travel waivers and detailed their plans to deal with any related weather problems.
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Tropical Storm Barry headed for the Gulf Coast, could drop up to 20 inches of rain

Tropical Storm Barry headed for the Gulf Coast, could drop up to 20 inches of rain

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The town of Grand Isle, Louisiana, south of New Orleans, ordered a mandatory evacuation of residents on Thursday.
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Tropical Storm Barry less likely to impact Houston

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All eyes are on the Gulf as Tropical Storm Barry moves to the west. Barry is expected to turn north Friday towards Louisiana.
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Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat

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The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it.
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Beautiful Thursday with more heat and humidity this weekend

Beautiful Thursday with more heat and humidity this weekend

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While we get to enjoy another quiet stretch of weather, with building heat and humidity, Tropical Storm Barry churns in the Gulf. Meteorologist Matt Serwe updates your Weather Now forecast.
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Tropical Storm Barry less likely impact for Houston

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Rain chances return to Houston Thursday ahead of what may eventually become Hurricane Barry.
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After New Orleans flooding, Louisiana braces for possible Hurricane Barry

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The Mississippi is already running so high that officials in Louisiana's southeastern tip ordered evacuations of some areas to begin Thursday.
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Water on water on water: Why Tropical Storm Barry is already devastating Louisiana

Water on water on water: Why Tropical Storm Barry is already devastating Louisiana

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Tropical Storm Barry could become this year's first hurricane, but it is already devastating the Louisiana coast. Streets are flooding and levees are about to crest. By Saturday, the storm could dump up to 18 inches of rain on top of an already water-logged state.
With half-a-foot of rain already unleashed on New Orleans, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, warning, “No one should take this storm lightly.”
As Barry moves inland, it's expected to impact other areas in Louisiana such as Baton Rouge and Shreveport, as well as cities in Alabama and...
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Videocast: It is now Tropical Storm Barry

Videocast: It is now Tropical Storm Barry

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Barry Becomes a Named Tropical Storm, Targets New Orleans

Barry Becomes a Named Tropical Storm, Targets New Orleans

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Tropical Storm Barry is officially a named storm now-and it's headed to Louisiana.
The National Hurricane Center upgraded the system to a tropical storm in its 11 a.m. update. At present, Barry has sustained winds of 40mph and is moving westward at 5 mph. This is the first tropical event of the 2019 hurricane season.
At present, Barry is well below the wind speed required for a hurricane classification , but it's expected to reach that status before it hits the Louisiana coasts Saturday morning. Forecasters predict the eye of the storm will arrive around 7am that morning.
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