Louisiana residents evacuate as Tropical Storm Barry develops in the Gulf, threatening more epic flooding

(CNN)Samantha Kincaid was forced to evacuate during Hurricane Gustav in 2008, her first year in New Orleans. Now, she’s leaving again. Barry is the first tropical storm to threaten the United States this year. The forecast shows it as a strong tropical storm at landfall, possibly Saturday morning along the Louisiana coast, probably west of New Orleans. There is a significant chance that Barry could be a hurricane, with sustained winds of 74 miles per hour, when it makes landfall. But it’s not the wind that makes this storm so…

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