12News' meteorologist Jeff Gerber updates approach of Tropical Storm Barry toward Louisiana, effects in Southeast Texas

The 7 a.m. update on Tropical Storm Barry from the National Hurricane Center, which will most likely will be the last update before Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall around 7 a.m. as a category 1 hurricane, reported Barry's winds have increased to 70 mph and the storm is still moving slowly northwest at 5 mph. Minimal effects are still expected for Southeast Texas this weekend with breezy winds of up to 35 mph and rainfall amounts of 1 to 4 inches through the weekend.
Published: 7:49 AM CDT July 13, 2019