NPR, Debbie Elliot And Louisiana discussed on All Things Considered


Tropical storm berry is on track to potentially become the first hurricane to strike the US Gulf coast this year NPR's Debbie Elliot reports Louisiana's preparing for potential record flooding the storm is slowly moving over the Gulf of Mexico and gaining strength Benjamin shot as the meteorologist in charge of the National Weather Service office in New Orleans tropical Mary is a dangerous and life threatening storm it will probably be a hurricane when it makes landfall on the Louisiana coast line as we get into tomorrow morning he says heavy rainfall is likely to cause major even record flooding in south Louisiana vulnerable coastal areas are being evacuated governor John bel Edwards has activated the National Guard and is positioning boats and high water vehicles that might be needed to respond to the disaster Debbie Elliot NPR news New

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