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#292750 - 07/12/19 03:55 PM New Orleans flooding / T.S. Barry
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Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 910
Things are starting to look bleak for those in the Big Easy. Tropical Storm Barry could be raining on them for 4-5 days.

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#292751 - 07/12/19 04:28 PM Re: New Orleans flooding / T.S. Barry [Re: teacher]
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Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3362
Loc: USA
Much of my family is from New Orleans, and if I were there we'd be moving inland right about now.

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#292752 - 07/12/19 08:06 PM Re: New Orleans flooding / T.S. Barry [Re: teacher]
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2673
Loc: Big Sky Country
The river is already near flood stage even without the impending hurricane! Things could get pretty bad pretty quick.
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#292754 - 07/13/19 04:31 AM Re: New Orleans flooding / T.S. Barry [Re: teacher]
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Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 1852
Loc: MINNESOTA
"swamp camps"?? I read 100's of people are going to ride this out
in what the news is calling swamp camps.
anyone know what that's about?

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#292757 - 07/13/19 04:43 PM Re: New Orleans flooding / T.S. Barry [Re: teacher]
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Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 2826
Loc: La-USA
I think the local news folks are referring to the many camps along the coast that are jacked up about 20 ft above ground that many people live in. Mass marketing hyped up fear, now with more dirty sea water!

This is a very minor hurricane. The storm surge is expected to be 3-5 ft. Everybody already knows what levels of hurricanes they can ride out and what levels they need to evacuate from.
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