Keep up with the impacts to the Gulf coast associated with Hurricane Barry. This map was created Friday, July 12, 2019 and shows forecast beach erosion (the strip of colored bars closest to the coast), overwash (middle strip) and inundation (outer strip) effects of Tropical Storm Barry’s predicted landfall in Louisiana. Image credit: USGS, Public domain.
See possible forecast updates here: https://marine.usgs.gov/coastalchangehazardsportal/ for possible updates.
Read more: https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-barrys-waves-surge-affect-beaches-four-gulf-coast-states
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This news release was originally posted on July 11 and was updated on July 12, 2019. Although Tropical Storm Barry is expected to make landfall in Louisiana as a Category 1 hurricane, USGS coastal change experts forecast that wind-driven waves are likely to damage coastal beaches in Mississippi, Ala...