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Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard - has the latest from the NWS -  7/12/2019
Emergency

For more information contact: Prescott Marshall

Iberia Parish Here are our latest updates on TS Barry: In Iberia Parish, high winds from TS Barry will begin abut 8PM and heavy rains will begin after midnight. Storm force winds will continue until Saturday night, with hurricane force winds possible Saturday morning.


Curfews are in effect from 10PM to 6AM tonight and Saturday night within the city limits of New Iberia, Jeanerette and Delcambre.

A recommended, voluntary evacuation is in place South of U.S. Highway 90 and in flood prone areas of Iberia Parish.

From the NWS:

Tropical Storm Barry could become a category one hurricane before landfall Saturday morning in south central Louisiana.

Life-threatening rainfall of 10 to 20 inches with locally higher amounts is forecast for St. Mary, Iberia, and St. Martin Parishes. People could 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, Henry, Cypremort Point, and Burns Point.

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

There is also an isolated risk for damaging winds causing isolated power outages in southeast Texas on Saturday.

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


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