Tropical Storm Barry Forms Over Gulf, Expected to Make Landfall as Hurricane
Updated 7/17/19: FEMA issued an update to an Emergency Declaration for areas in Louisiana affected by Tropical Storm Barry beginning on July 10 and continuing. The action closes the incident period on July 15, 2019.
Updated 7/17/19: FEMA issued an update to an Emergency Declaration for areas in Louisiana affected by Tropical Storm Barry beginning on July 10 and continuing.
Updated 7/16/19: The Weather Channel published an article summarizing the latest activity from the remnants of Tropical Depression Barry.
Updated 7/15/19: The Weather Channel published a report detailing the latest impacts from Tropical Depression Barry.
Updated 7/14/19: NBC News published a report outlining the latest activity associated with Tropical Storm Barry.
Updated 7/13/19: AccuWeather published a report outlining the landfall of Hurricane Barry along the central Louisiana coast.
Updated 7/12/19: Fannie Mae issued a press release reminding those impacted by Tropical Storm Barry of available mortgage assistance and disaster relief options.
Link to Industry Alert
Updated 7/12/19: Freddie Mac issued a press release reminding single-family mortgage servicers of its disaster relief policies for borrowers affected by Tropical Storm Barry.
Updated 7/12/19: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a proclamation allowing national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks at their discretion to close offices affected by severe weather along the Gulf Coast.
Updated 7/12/19: CNN published a report offering the latest updates on Tropical Storm Barry.
Updated 7/11/19: FEMA issued an Emergency Declaration for areas in Louisiana affected by Tropical Storm Barry beginning on July 10 and continuing.
Link to associated parish ZIP Code list
July 11, 2019
Office of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Severe Tropical Weather)
NOTE: This is not currently a FEMA Declared Disaster.
Hurricane watches have been issued, a state of emergency has been declared in Louisiana and mandatory evacuations have been ordered in some places as Tropical Storm Barry formed over the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday morning.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) declared Barry the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and moving west at 5 mph.
Barry is forecast to make landfall along the Louisiana coast Friday night or Saturday.
“There is a fairly high chance that Tropical Storm Barry will become a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale before making landfall,” according to AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski.
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