ROANOKE, Va. – As of the 11 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Barry has developed in the Gulf of Mexico. Barry is forecast to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, bringing a tremendous amount of rain and flooding.
This is a big concern for the Mississippi River near New Orleans.
Rain totals in some parts of Louisiana and Mississippi may go over a foot, due to the slow-moving nature of the storm.
We will not see any impacts from this storm during the weekend. By the middle of next week, we may get some remnant rain and/or wind.
For the weekend, we're hot, humid and mainly dry.
If we do see any impacts from Barry, it would be next Wednesday as a remnant low. Stay up to date with us, as we continue to track this storm.