Hurricane Season 2019

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Countdown to Landfall: Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry
Countdown to Landfall: Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry

July 12, 2019

After weeks of wicked weather the folks in Louisiana now face another foe in Tropical Storm Barry. Famous for its rivers and their influence on culture, the gulf coast of Louisiana is infamous for it's flooding and the great loss of life that often comes with. From the Great Flood of 1927 to Hurricane Katrina, residents of Louisiana are more than aware of the threat they face when the waters around them begin to rise.

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Tropical Storm Barry Graphics

July 11, 2019

5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:55:31 GMT

Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:55:31 GMT

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Summary for Tropical Storm Barry (AT2/AL022019)

July 11, 2019

...DISTURBANCE BECOMES TROPICAL STORM BARRY... ...DANGEROUS STORM SURGE, HEAVY RAINS, AND WIND CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF COAST...
As of 10:00 AM CDT Thu Jul 11
the center of Barry was located near 27.8, -88.7
with movement W at 5 mph.
The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb
with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

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Summary for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two (AT2/AL022019)

July 11, 2019

...DISTURBANCE EXPECTED TO BECOME A DEPRESSION LATER TODAY... ...STORM SURGE, HEAVY RAINS, AND HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF COAST IN A COUPLE OF DAYS...
As of 7:00 AM CDT Thu Jul 11
the center of Two was located near 27.6, -88.5
with movement W at 5 mph.
The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb
with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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Tropical threat may brew in Gulf of Mexico as Atlantic hurricane season officially begins
Tropical threat may brew in Gulf of Mexico as Atlantic hurricane season officially begins

June 01, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway and the southern Gulf of Mexico is being monitored for potential tropical activity into early week.

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More Hurricane News

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.

July 20, 2019

No tropical cyclones as of Sat, 20 Jul 2019 23:15:57 GMT

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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

July 20, 2019

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ABNT20 KNHC 202315

TWOAT

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

800 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Forecaster Brown

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There are no tropical cyclones at this time.

July 20, 2019

No tropical cyclones as of Sat, 20 Jul 2019 17:26:43 GMT

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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

July 20, 2019

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ABNT20 KNHC 201725

TWOAT

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

200 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Forecaster Latto/Pasch

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There are no tropical cyclones at this time.

July 20, 2019

No tropical cyclones as of Sat, 20 Jul 2019 11:33:26 GMT

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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

July 20, 2019

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ABNT20 KNHC 201132

TWOAT

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

800 AM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Forecaster Latto/Pasch

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There are no tropical cyclones at this time.

July 20, 2019

No tropical cyclones as of Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:31:01 GMT

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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

July 20, 2019

000

ABNT20 KNHC 200500

TWOAT

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

200 AM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Forecaster Brown

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There are no tropical cyclones at this time.

July 20, 2019

No tropical cyclones as of Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:00:35 GMT

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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

July 20, 2019

185

ABNT20 KNHC 200500

TWOAT

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

200 AM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Forecaster Brown

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Preparing your home | Hurricane Seaso


Tips on preparing your home for a storm

  • Clear away any debris in your yard and bring any loose items such as patio furniture inside or anchor them securely

  • Trim trees

  • Repair any leaks or damaged areas of your roof

  • Clean your gutters and clear any drains

  • Prepare shutters or plywood to cover all windows

  • Prepare sandbags for use at entryways to help keep out potential floodwater

  • Clean out your freezer and refrigerator removing all perishable items. Turn the refrigerator on MAXIMUM COLD and open as little as possible

  • Close and secure all propane tanks

  • Fill your tub and other bottles with tap water for bathing and general use


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The Saffir-Simpson Scale

The Saffir-Simpson Scale is the scale used to measure the intensity of hurricanes. It has 5 categories with a category 5 being the strongest and most destructive marked by sustained winds exceeding 157mph.

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Category 1 - Sustained winds 74-95mph
Very dangerous winds will produce some damage: Well-constructed frame homes could have damage to roof, shingles, vinyl siding and gutters. Large branches of trees will snap and shallowly rooted trees may be toppled. Extensive damage to power lines and poles likely will result in power outages that could last a few to several days.

Category 2 - Sustained winds 96-110mph
Extremely dangerous winds will cause extensive damage: Well-constructed frame homes could sustain major roof and siding damage. Many shallowly rooted trees will be snapped or uprooted and block numerous roads. Near-total power loss is expected with outages that could last from several days to weeks.

Category 3 - Sustained winds 111-129mph
Devastating damage will occur: Well-built framed homes may incur major damage or removal of roof decking and gable ends. Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Electricity and water will be unavailable for several days to weeks after the storm passes.

Category 4 - Sustained winds 130-156mph
Catastrophic damage will occur: Well-built framed homes can sustain severe damage with loss of most of the roof structure and/or some exterior walls. Most trees will be snapped or uprooted and power poles downed. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.

Category 5 - Sustained winds 157mph+
Catastrophic damage will occur: A high percentage of framed homes will be destroyed, with total roof failure and wall collapse. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last for weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.


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