Iberia Parish News:

Courthouse Building
300 Iberia Street, Suite 400
New Iberia, LA 70560-4543

Phone: 337-365-8246

Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard - The latest from NWS: -  7/12/2019

For more information contact: Prescott Marshall

Voluntary evacuation is encouraged South of U.S. Highway 90 and in flood prone areas. New Iberia and Delcambre have declared curfews from 10PM to 6AM Friday night and Saturday night.

From the National Weather Service:

Tropical Storm Barry is slowly strengthening, and could become a category one hurricane before landfall Saturday morning in south central Louisiana.

Life-threatening rainfall of 15 to 20 inches with locally higher amounts is forecast for St. Mary, Iberia, and lower St. Martin Parishes. People will be trapped in homes due to the flood waters.

Storm surge over 3 feet is expected for coastal sections of Vermilion, Iberia, and St. Mary Parishes. This includes Intracoastal City, Delcambre, Cypremort Point, and Burns Point.

Damaging winds will cause scattered to numerous power outages, trees blown down, and damage to homes and businesses across south central Louisiana and parts of central Louisiana.

Iberia Parish will experience Tropical Storm force winds late tonight through Saturday night (15-18 hours), and hurricane force winds Saturday morning (1-3 hours)

Isolated tornadoes are possible along the path of this storm in south central and central Louisiana.

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