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Hurricanes are one of the most destructive weather events on the planet. However, with advanced warning and pre-planning, you can implement the necessary steps to do everything possible to help mitigate the severity of losses.

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Tropical Storm Barry

  • Information from NHC Advisory 12A, 7:00 AM CDT Sat July 13, 2019
    On the forecast track, the center of Barry will make landfall along the south-central Louisiana coast during the next several hours. After landfall, Barry is expected to move generally northward through the Mississippi Valley through Sunday night. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast before landfall, and Barry is expected to be a hurricane when the center reaches the Louisiana coast in the next several hours. Steady weakening is expected after Barry moves inland.
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Willis Research Network Hurricane Commentary

  • Barry continues to strengthen in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The highest chance of landfall is for anywhere along the Louisiana coast when peak winds are expected at tropical storm or hurricane category 1 strength. Severe flooding is likely for parts of southern Louisiana into the weekend.
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