1. Join us in sharing support for all the heroes on the frontlines. In New Orleans, Mayor LaToya Cantrell on Saturday urged residents and visitors to shelter in place, stay off the roads and brace for flooding. National Hurricane Center Home Page. We are encouraging everyone to take this very very seriously.”Even with these dire rainfall estimates, Barry struggled to get organized due to dry air situated across central and north Louisiana. Barry is also forecast to bring up to 6 feet of storm surge, a test of the levee system built after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. 3. Barry began as a mid-latitude cluster of thunderstorms and eventually evolved into an area of low pressure with tropical characteristics. The damage was estimated to be at $600 million.One interesting note is that Barry never took on the classic circular look of a hurricane and was very asymmetrical through its entire life.Next, we head to 2008 where Hurricane Dolly made a huge impact across areas of Texas and New Mexico.At its strongest, Dolly became a Category 2 Hurricane before weakening to a Category 1 Hurricane and making landfall in South Padre Island, Texas on July 23.The effects of the storm were devastating where damage is estimated to have cost $1.3 billion.Over 16 inches of rain fell in parts of Texas causing flash flooding and major flooding for many cities.Rain continued to stream in and reached parts of New Mexico where rivers were flooded and more than 500 people had to be rescued.Interestingly enough, Dolly skipped the tropical depression phase entirely as it began with tropical storm force winds, showing that not all tropical systems start off as a cluster of basic thunderstorms.Hurricane Danny was a moisture packed hurricane that made landfall in the United States during the 1997 Atlantic hurricane season.Danny formed and strengthened to a Category 1 Hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall on July 18 near Buras, Louisiana and weakening. Here is Barry Johnson’s obituary. days. 8:00 AM PDT Wed Aug 12 Location: 23.5°N 118.7°W Moving: WNW at 12 mph Min pressure: 995 mb Max sustained: 65 mph Public Pete Gaynor, acting administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), told "Good Morning America" Saturday that it was time to hunker down.

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season continues as we head into the month of July.Tropical activity is typically still slow as we head into the offical second month of the season.

It was a big lesson learned.As we go through the month of July, remember we are only about a third of the way through the Atlantic hurricane season. 7. minutes. SEC adds Vanderbilt, Missouri to LSU's 2020 football schedule It's also recommended that parents and children determine a location to meet up should they somehow become separated during a natural disaster. It was done on a dare, but done successfully, and forever changed how hurricanes were studied.This hurricane was also known as the “Surprise Hurricane”.During this time, Meteorologists used radar and weather balloons to track weather activity on land.

Hurricane Dolly floods Harlingen, Texas. John Bel Edwards warned the winds can topple trees and utility poles. Initial estimates put a catastrophic 15″ to 25″ of rain across the WAFB viewing area.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Barry Johnson (Hurricane, West Virginia), who passed away on May 22, 2020, at the age of 71, leaving to mourn family and friends. In Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is closed through Sunday. A man pushes his bike through a flooded street after Hurricane Barry in Mandeville, La., July 13, 2019. The whipping winds knocked a massive tree onto Antonio Collins' Morgan City house, leaving the bedroom open and vulnerable to the rain. FEMA has "high confidence that the levees will performed as designed," Gaynor added.




Our new Spectrum News app is the most convenient way to get the stories that matter to you. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters In Baton Rouge, … "We are not in any way out of the woods," Cantrell said Saturday.


As of Saturday, no levee had failed or been breached. Danny then moved back into the gulf waters, strengthened back into a Category 1 Hurricane and made a second landfall near Mullet Point, Alabama a day later.This was a very slow moving system and was able to stream in copious amounts of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico.