Severe New Orleans weather: Here's what the real problem could be (hint: it's not the hurricane winds)

Credit: Deseret News- Published on July 12, 2019
Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana early Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane. But that might not be the big issue.

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Published on July 12, 2019 -  00:41
Tropical Storm Barry Closes In On New Orleans
Tropical Storm Barry is closing in on New Orleans. Reuters reports the storm is predicted to make landfall early Saturday morning. Officials are predicting extreme rain and flooding for the area with the brunt of the storm expected to skirt the western edge of New Orleans. Barry converged in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday morning, packing maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. The high winds came one day after the gathering storm flooded New Orleans with nearly a foot of rain.

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