Evacuations

Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, left center, helps move a wooden barricade to block a road where water was rising in Plaquemines Parish just south of New Orleans as Hurricane Barry makes landfall along the coast on Saturday, July 13, 2019. (Chris Granger/The Advocate via AP)
July 13, 2019 - 6:27 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 5:25 p.m. New Orleans' mayor is urging city residents not to let their guard down as Tropical Storm Barry weakens and moves farther inland. Forecasters had worried that flooding rains from the storm would start hitting the city as early as...
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Karon Hill, left, and Celeste Cruz battle the wind and rain from Hurricane Barry as it nears landfall Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 5:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy rain that could test the levees and pumps that were bolstered after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. After briefly becoming a Category 1...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 5:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Tropical Storm Barry's winds have weakened and the Louisiana coast is no longer under a hurricane warning. The National Hurricane Center said Saturday afternoon that the storm's maximum sustained winds have fallen to 65 mph (105...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 5:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 4 p.m. Officials in a rural coastal parish in Louisiana have ordered an evacuation due to water overtopping a levee. Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove ordered the evacuation of areas south of the Falgout (FAL'-goo) Canal. It was...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 4:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says parts of the state can expect heavy rain from Tropical Storm Barry, including areas of the rural Delta that have been flooded for months. As Barry moves northward through Louisiana, Bryant says its...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Forecasters say the entire region affected by Tropical Storm Barry is still susceptible to extreme levels of rainfall. Kevin Gilmore is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in New Orleans. Gilmore said Saturday that...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 3:58 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 3 p.m. Tropical Storm Barry's outer bands dumped heavy rain on some areas of coastal Alabama, closing roads and snarling traffic. John Kilcullen of the Mobile County Emergency Management Agency said Saturday some roads were closed in low-...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 3:21 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Authorities say Tropical Storm Barry is unlikely to push the Mississippi River over the levees that protect the city of New Orleans. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official Mark Wingate told reporters on a conference call Saturday...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 2:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Barry (all times local) : 1:15 p.m. Nearly all businesses in Morgan City were shuttered as coastal Louisiana braced for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry. One exception was Meche's Donuts Shop, where owner Todd Hoffpauir did a brisk business Saturday...
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Fred Foster makes a delivery on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New Orleans, as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 13, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Barry (all times local) : 1:10 p.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says none of the main levees on the Mississippi River in the state has failed or been breached so far because of Tropical Storm Barry. But he warned at a news conference on Saturday that...
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