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While dry air meant lower-than-predicted weekend rain, a Monday torrent has pushed some amounts over 15 inches.

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Most days this week we’ll see highs topping 90 degrees, with the heat peaking this weekend.

Rainfall has been less than feared but "life-threatening" flooding is still expected as the storm heads north.

Conditions are slightly more tolerable, but it's only temporary.

Today we climb a couple of notches in both heat and humidity, and add in some haze, to close out a classic summer weekend.

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The storm could dump more than 15 inches of flooding rain in eastern Louisiana and southwest Mississippi.

Some spots head toward the mid-90s to close out the weekend.

Heat and humidity are our main stories for the near future.

Its peak winds have climbed to 65 mph, and it is expected to become a hurricane before landfall.

Classic summertime conditions are set to continue.

Flooding rain and overflowing rivers could inundate homes. Here's how to be ready.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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Torrential rain and flooding are major threats with Barry. Damaging winds, storm surge and tornadoes are also risks.

There are lots of near-90 days ahead, starting today.

  • Rick Grow
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You can’t ask for a much better summer evening for soccer.

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Fortunately, widespread flash flooding did not materialize.

Up to 25 inches of rain could fall, along with a storm surge of several feet along coastal shores.

Hurricane conditions are set to spell some serious flooding concerns for New Orleans.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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The downward trend in aftershocks is encouraging, but the USGS is still warning residents to “be ready.”

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Some of today’s storms could contain torrential rain and damaging wind gusts.

  • David Streit
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Hurricane watches have been posted in coastal Louisiana. New Orleans is under a storm surge watch.

It's feeling like mid-July.

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