• Tropical Storm Barry becomes Category 1 hurricane as it hits Louisiana

    3 monthes ago - By National Post

    Barry began to sweep into south Louisiana on Saturday and was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane. The storm strengthened slightly, with maximum sustained wind speeds at 75 mph.
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  • Hurricane Barry knocks out power for over 46,000 people, or 50 percent of customers, in coastal Louisiana counties

    Hurricane Barry knocks out power for over 46,000 people, or 50 percent of customers, in coastal Louisiana counties

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    As Category 1 Hurricane Barry closes in on Louisiana, a tidal surge is causing flooding in residential areas and heavy winds and rain have led to widespread power outages along the coast.
    A power outage tracker shows over 50 percent of tracked customers in Terrebonne County and Assumption County have lost power so far, with numbers rising in surrounding areas.
    The United States Coast Guard tweeted that it had already rescued "multiple people from flooded areas" Saturday morning, and warned residents in areas at risk of flooding to evacuate.
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  • Barry upgraded to Category 1 hurricane, threatens Louisiana coast

    3 monthes ago - By ABC

    Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.
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