MIAMI — Tropical Depression Barry is moving slowly northward over Louisiana, as local flash flooding remains likely through Monday.
The National Hurricane Center said Monday's 5 a.m. update is the last advisory they will be publishing.
The storm made landfall near Intracoastal City as a Category 1 hurricane on Saturday with maximum sustained winds at 75mph. It quickly weakened to a tropical storm and on Sunday weakened again into a tropical depression.
#Barry made landfall as a hurricane early this afternoon near Intracoastal City, LA. Although the center is now over land, the rainfall threat is just beginning for many locations. Continue to follow updates at https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb and https://t.co/SiZo8ozBbn pic.twitter.com/2IFyKGpHtb— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) July 13, 2019
NHC says Barry is moving north at 9 mph, and it's expected to stay is that general direction through Monday. It will move over Arkansas Sunday night into Monday.
Tropical Storm Barry: The Latest
Maximum Sustained Winds: 25 MPH
Location: 80 miles west-southwest of Little Rock, Arkansas
Here's the latest flash flood risk map from @NWSWPC with #Barry-- Life-threatening flash floods are expected. For more information see https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb or https://t.co/9ujYpiPybk pic.twitter.com/qJHol5UKxH— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) July 14, 2019
New Orleans officials asked people to keep at least three days of supplies on hand and to keep their neighborhood storm drains clear so water can move quickly.
The system won't have any direct impact on the Tampa Bay area.
Barry is the second named Atlantic storm of the year. The first named storm of the season, Subtropical Storm Andrea, formed in the Atlantic Ocean back in May but quickly died out.