Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm

Tourists walk through rain in the French Quarter caused by Hurricane Barry in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. July 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week. The National Hurricane Center, which had labeled Barry the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 just hours earlier, […]

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