Tropical Storm Barry forms in the Gulf of Mexico

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First Alert Chief Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh will have the full forecast on the system that will become Barry on CBS47 Action News Jax at Noon.

Tropical Storm Barry has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. There are still no local impacts for the Jacksonville area.

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Watch live: Officials give briefing ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Watch live: Officials give briefing in New Orleans ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: https://bit.ly/2YN48Xp

Posted by Action News Jax on Thursday, July 11, 2019
WHAT WE KNOW: 
  • Tropical storm watches and storm surge watches issued for portions of the Louisiana coast.
  • The system is forecast to become a hurricane before landfall this weekend along the Gulf Coast anywhere from Texas to Louisiana.
  • Hurricane Hunters are scheduled to fly out this afternoon to investigate the system for the first time.
WEATHER UPDATE: First Alert Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh gives update on system that will become Barry

WEATHER UPDATE: First Alert Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh gives update on system that will become Barry. DOWNLOAD the First Alert Weather app: https://bit.ly/2oEjlYZ MORE: https://bit.ly/32jGnbu

Posted by Action News Jax on Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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