ALG Connect Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Barry to Bring Dangerous Flooding

Tropical Storm Barry to Bring Dangerous Flooding to Lower Mississippi Valley; Hurricane and Storm-Surge Warnings Issued

Tropical Storm Barry will make landfall Saturday along the northern Gulf Coast, spreading widespread torrential rain up the lower Mississippi Valley, leading to major river flooding and flash flooding in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, along with storm-surge flooding and high winds near the coast. Flash flood watches are in effect for parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle. This includes New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Jackson and Mobile.  A storm-surge warning has been issued for a portion of the southeastern and south-central Louisiana coast from Shell Beach along the shore of Lake Borgne to Intracoastal City. Hurricane warnings are in effect for a part of southern Louisiana, including Morgan City and Grand Isle. This means hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. Tropical storm warnings have been issued in much of southern and central Louisiana, including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Alexandria. This means tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within the next 36 hours.


 Barry will be drawn inland this weekend into the lower Mississippi Valley through a gap between a high-pressure system in the Rockies and an extension of the Bermuda high over the Bahamas and the Florida Peninsula. Landfall should occur any time from overnight Friday night into Saturday afternoon. Barry may be able to gain enough strength to become a hurricane prior to landfall. Heavy rain is expected in much of Louisiana and Mississippi, as well as parts of Arkansas, Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.


We recognize the severe impact that current conditions are having on our customers and we are committed to restoring service levels as quickly as possible. As a result of these weather issues, the ALG Client Service Team will send daily updates as we monitor the storm’s progress and track job level impact.




July 12, 2019


Southern Area - Louisiana District






The following Post Offices are closed due to mandatory evacuation Tropical Storm Barry


  • Barataria

4164 Privateer Blvd

Barataria, LA  70036


  • LaFitte

2630 Jean LaFitte Blvd

LaFitte, LA  70067



All operations for these Post Offices have been moved to the following alternate location.


  •  Marrero

 5351 LaPalco Blvd

Marrero, LA  70072


Hours of Operation:  Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.






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