Barry Makes Landfall As Hurricane

July 13, 2019

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Barry made landfall as the first hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season Saturday morning on the Louisiana coast.

Locally, we can still expect showers and thunderstorms, and a flash flood watch is in effect due to Barry. Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

[Image of probabilities of 34-kt winds]

[Image of WPC QPF U.S. rainfall potential]

[Image of WPC Flash Flooding/Excessive Rainfall Outlook]

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