Payton’s Friday Night Tropical Update
Not much change to the forecast. Tropical Storm Barry is expected to make landfall near Morgan City Saturday morning as a weak hurricane. The biggest threat is for flooding rains especially in Southern Louisiana. South Mississippi will see gusty winds and passing downpours through Sunday…the latest detailed forecast below.
LATEST FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 40 mph * STORM SURGE - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Life-threatening storm surge possible - Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for 3-5 feet above ground somewhere within surge prone areas - Window of concern: Saturday Morning * FLOODING RAIN - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Flash Flood Watch is in effect - Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 4-8 inches, with locally higher amounts * TORNADO - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes.