Here’s the latest on Hurricane Barry
Sunday 1 am – From the News 15 Storm Team
Tropical Storm Barry continues to weaken this morning with max sustained winds dropping to 45 MPH and a few stronger gusts. Those TS force winds extend about 200 miles from the center of the storm which is about 45 miles WSW of Alexandria. Barry will continue moving towards the north throughout the day and will likely be downgraded to depression status this evening. Much of the rain associated with Barry still stretches far into the Gulf of Mexico. The threat for flash flooding continues today and some areas could see 10-15 inches of additional rainfall, 20 inches in isolated areas. Folks should continue to shelter-in-place throughout the day today as recovery efforts begin and flooding is still a threat.
Voluntary for residents south of Highway 92.
Voluntary for areas below the Intracoastal Waterway, including Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Holly Beach, Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, and Big Lake.
Voluntary for residents south of Highway 90.
ST. MARY PARISH
St. Mary Parish President, David Hanagriff declared a mandatory evacuation effective today Saturday, July 13th.
This affects all of Hwy 317 South from the Intracoastal Bridge to Burns Point.
Voluntary for residents in low-lying areas.
***SHELTERS OF LAST RESORT***
ST. MARY PARISH
Baldwin Community Center – 305 Hwy 83, Baldwin, LA 07514
Franklin Recreation Center – Shine Fouquier Drive, Franklin, LA 70538
Berwick Civic Center – 300 Pattie Drive, Berwick, LA 70342
A mandatory evacuation is in effect for all areas along Highway 315 and below or south of the Falgout Canal. Lower Dularge East Levee was overtopped by rising water
*Text LASHELTER to 898-211 and find out where to find shelter from Barry, 232-HELP*