Barry still a tropical storm, 15 miles south-southeast of Shreveport

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By WWL

At 1:00 p.m., Barry was stubbornly clinging to its tropical storm status, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. It's moving at nine miles per hour to the north-northwest, with the center of circulation 15 miles away from Shreveport.

"A general northward motion is forecast tonight through Monday morning," said Senior Hurricane Specialist Stacy Stewart at the National Hurricane Center. "A motion toward the north-northeast and northeast is expected Monday afternoon into Tuesday. On the forecast track, the center of Barry will move across the northwestern portions of Louisiana today, and over Arkansas tonight and Monday."

There is still a high risk of flash flooding from #Barry.  Here is the latest rainfall outlook from @NWSWPC.  More info is available at https://t.co/krDhlpZ8LX https://t.co/dhD4yXvFxa

— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) July 14, 2019

Barry is still dragging most of its rainfall behind it, with intermittently heavy rain bands extending south and southeast of the storm.

A flash flood watch remains in effect until 7:00 p.m.

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