Barry is now a category one hurricane now downgraded (download the weather advisory pdf)
Barry has now been downgraded to. Tropical Storm.
Barry is now a category one hurricane with winds of 75 mph, according to the 10:30 a.m. report from Roger Erickson, warning coordination meteorologist, National Weather Service, Lake Charles.
Life-threatening rainfall of 10 to 15 inches with locally higher amounts is forecast for St. Mary, Iberia, and St. Martin Parishes. People could be trapped in homes due to the flood waters.
Storm surge over 3 feet is expected for coastal sections of Vermilion, Iberia, and St. Mary Parishes. This includes Intracoastal City, Delcambre, Henry, Cypremort Point, and Burns Point.
Damaging winds will cause scattered to numerous power outages, trees blown down, and damage to homes and businesses across southwest, south central, and central Louisiana. Isolated power outages and damages will be possible in southeast Texas.
Isolated tornadoes are possible along the path of this storm in south central and central Louisiana.