Impacts of tropical depression Barry felt in Baton Rouge area

Updated: Jul. 15, 2019 at 5:07 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Tropical Depression Barry is now in southern Arkansas – about 80 miles WSW of Little Rock but band of tropical showers/storms streaming off the Gulf and into the circulation of Barry will produce periods of heavy rainfall still today.

As a result, the National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Watch through the afternoon; an additional 2 – 3 inches of rain is possible, our high temperature will top out in the mid 80°s.

WAFB watches and warnings.
WAFB watches and warnings.(WAFB)

Overnight, improving conditions – only scattered showers expected, a low in the mid 70°s; tomorrow, we’ll continue to dry out – a 40% coverage of rain/storms and a bit warmer, a high in the upper 80°s.

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