Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for BARRY-19
in United States

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone BARRY-19 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000571
Name BARRY-19
From - To 10 Jul - 14 Jul
Exposed countries United States
Exposed population 650 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 120 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge 1.3 m (13 Jul 15:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (United States)

GDACS Score

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 120 km/h 1.3 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 115 km/h 1.9 m 0 mm 0.5
GFS 104 km/h 2.2 m 0 mm 0.5
ECMWF 101 km/h 1.7 m 0 mm 0.5
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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USA - Tropical Cyclone BARRY (ECHO 15 Jul 2019)Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:06

  • Tropical Cyclone BARRY continued inland over Louisiana after making landfall over Marsh Island on 13 July. On 14 July at 21.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 30 km north-northeast of Shreveport and 25 km south of the Arkansas border, with maximum sustained winds of 56 km/h.
  • Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge are affecting central-southern Louisiana.
  • As of 15 July, power outages have impacted 60,000 in Louisiana, 3,300 in Mississippi and 1,200 in Arkansas. 23 shelters were opened across Louisiana.
  • BARRY is expected to weaken as it continues northward over northern Louisiana, Arkansas and southern Missouri.
  • Heavy rainfall and strong winds could affect Louisiana, eastern Arkansas, western Tennessee, south-east Missouri and north-west Mississippi. Storm surge could continue to affect coastal areas of central Louisiana.
USA - Tropical Cyclone BARRY (ECHO 12 Jul 2019)Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:02

  • Tropical Cyclone BARRY formed over the Gulf of Mexico on 10 July and started moving west-north-west towards the southern Louisiana coast. On 12 July at 3:00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 260 km south-east of Morgan City and approximately 355 km south-east of Lafayette, with maximum sustained winds of 83 km/h.
  • According to media, as of 12 July, roads were closed, traffic was severely disrupted and some flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport were delayed across the New Orleans area due to the flooding. In addition, a mandatory evacuation order for around 10,000 people is in effect for Plaquemines Parish (eastern coast of Louisiana).
  • On the forecast track, BARRY is expected to make landfall on 13 July around 12:00 UTC over the central Louisiana coastal area, approximately 30 km south-west of Morgan City, with maximum sustained winds up to 110 km/h.
  • Heavy rainfall, strong winds and storm surges could affect the Gulf Coast from central Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border as well as parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley over the next 24 hours. Tornadoes are possible across south-eastern Louisiana, southern Mississippi and along the Alabama coast over the same period.
  • Several warnings are in effect for the area: a Hurricane Warning and a Storm Surge Warning over the central-eastern coastal area of Louisiana; a Tropical Storm Warning over the whole coast of Louisiana as well as the New Orleans metropolitan area.
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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (57), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),