NEW ORLEANS The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend.
NEW ORLEANS Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, weakening to a tropical depression but dropping up to 15 inches (38 cm) of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. | Video
NEW ORLEANS, July 14 Tropical Storm Barry
trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening
tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to
create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi
NEW ORLEANS 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. | Video
NEW ORLEANS, July 13 Tropical Storm Barry,
poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019,
churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as
most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing
for the threat of severe flooding.
NEW ORLEANS City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. | Video
HOUSTON U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains.
HOUSTON Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limited by the U.S.-China trade dispute that has dragged on the global economy and crimped oil demand.