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Hurricane Barry: Category 1, Mandatory Evacuations

The New York Times reports: Barry began to sweep into south Louisiana on Saturday and was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane. The storm strengthened slightly, with maximum sustained wind speeds at 75 miles per hour. Barry is moving at 5 m.p.h., about 40 miles south of Lafayette. The storm is now at hurricane strength. But wind speeds are not …

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