Monitoring Tropical Depression Barry
GIC maintains Level 3 – Enhanced Monitoring for Tropical Depression Barry. The storm was briefly upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane Saturday morning but quickly weakened to a tropical storm when it made landfall near Intracoastal City, Louisiana and. Life-threatening flash flooding and significant river flooding are still expected along Barry’s path inland from Louisiana up through the lower Mississippi Valley. Tropical storm conditions are still occurring within portions of the Tropical Storm Warning area along the coast. GIC will continue to monitor for damage assessments, has been participating in coordination calls with FEMA, NOAA, and other federal and state stakeholders; and has made an initial plan for imagery collection depending on incoming damage assessments, input from GIC members, and weather availability. GIC members are encouraged to continue to send any requirements for imagery collection by contacting us at graysky@geointel.org
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