Barry continues to pose flood risk, a reminder of Irma aftermath

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Published on July 15, 2019 - Duration: 02:02s
Barry continues to pose flood risk, a reminder of Irma aftermath
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Barry continues to pose flood risk, a reminder of Irma aftermath

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I’M SHARIARMSTRONG.

OUR TEAM CONTINUINGTO KEEP AN EYE ON BARRY.

IT’SBEEN DOWNGRADED TO A TROPICALDEPRESSION...BUT LOUISIANA’SGOVERNOR WARNING PEOPLE THAT THEWORST MAY NOT BE OVER.

THE STORMLEFT THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WITHOUTPOWER AND AREAS ARE STILL SEEINGSOME SERIOUS FLOODING.

FOX 4’SANNA KOHLS SPOKE TO A SOUTHWESTFLORIDA MAN WITH FIRST HANDKNOWLEDGE OF JUST HOWDEVASTATING FLOODING CAN BE.━TAKE PK━NATS":38 "If I would’ve lost this,it would’ve been heartbreaking"DON ARMSTRONG REMEMBERS THE PAINOF LOSING EVERYTHING FROMHURRICANE IRMA BUT THANKFUL HEWAS ABLE TO SALVAGE SOMETHINGTHAT MEANT A LOT TO HIM... HISGREAT-GRANDMOTHER’S CHINACABINET8:52 "I can replace thosethings, I cannot replace my kidsor my life" 1:28 "It wasprobably one of the scariestthings I’ve ever been in in mylife"AND DON SAYS TO MAKE MATTERSWORSE AFTER HIS HOUSE WASDESTROYED THEY WERE STRANDEDFOR THREE DAYS BECAUSE FLOODINGBLOCKED THE ROADS TO GET OUT.4:29 "I started feeling a littlehopeless at that time because Ididn’t see the water rescindingin any way, shape or form"THAT’S WHY LOUISIANA OFFICIALSARE TRYING TO WARN PEOPLE THATEVEN THOUGH THE STORM IS GONETHE FLOODING COULD BEDEVASTATING.1:09 "We saw it after Katrina.The storm was well passed, andthen the levees, the floodingcame after"ONE Red Cross VOLUNTEERCURRENTLY IN LAKE PONCHTRAINLOUISIANA SAYS PEOPLE THERE AREWORRIED THAT THE CONSTANT RAINCOULD LEAD TO DETRIMENTALFLOODS6:32 "That’s what they’remainly concerned about is theground can’t take anymore"14:40"Once the water starts coming,there are things in it that wedon’t want to mess with"DON IS HOPING TO NEVER COME THATCLOSE TO A MAJOR STORM AGAIN.7:03 "I can tell you this, if ithappens again, I won’t be here."6:29 "it usually takes a coupleday to show its true colors"Anna kohls fox 4in your coernerTWENTY VOLUNTEERS FROM FLORIDAARE IN LOUISIANA HELPING WITHRECOVERY EFFORTS.

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