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New Orleans braces for Tropical Storm Barry

Richard Vasquez packs his car with belongings as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Richard Vasquez packs his car with belongings as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Richard Vasquez packs his car with belongings as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Inmates of the St. Bernard Parish Prison system load sandbags into residents cars as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Chalmette, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Inmates of the St. Bernard Parish Prison system load sandbags into residents cars as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Chalmette, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Inmates of the St. Bernard Parish Prison system load sandbags into residents cars as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Chalmette, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Richard Vasquez packs a bag with belongings while evacuating his home as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Richard Vasquez packs a bag with belongings while evacuating his home as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Richard Vasquez packs a bag with belongings while evacuating his home as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Tropical Storm Barry is shown in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the coast of Louisiana, July 11.    NASA/via REUTERS

Tropical Storm Barry is shown in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the coast of Louisiana, July 11. NASA/via REUTERS

Tropical Storm Barry is shown in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the coast of Louisiana, July 11. NASA/via REUTERS
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Herman Krom sets sandbags in front of his business as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in New Orleans, July 11.   REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Herman Krom sets sandbags in front of his business as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in New Orleans, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Herman Krom sets sandbags in front of his business as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in New Orleans, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Crews work to build a barrier around an electrical substation as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Plaquemines Parish, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Crews work to build a barrier around an electrical substation as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Plaquemines Parish, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Crews work to build a barrier around an electrical substation as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Plaquemines Parish, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A Sign is pictured as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A Sign is pictured as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A Sign is pictured as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Inmates of the St. Bernard Parish Prison system load sandbags into residents cars as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Chalmette, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Inmates of the St. Bernard Parish Prison system load sandbags into residents cars as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Chalmette, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Inmates of the St. Bernard Parish Prison system load sandbags into residents cars as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Chalmette, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Amy Vasquez grabs belongings while evacuating her home as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Amy Vasquez grabs belongings while evacuating her home as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Amy Vasquez grabs belongings while evacuating her home as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, July 11. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A man who was stranded in his flooded car is helped into a canoe, during heavy rains and flooding as Tropical Storm Barry heads toward New Orleans, July 10. Loretta Warfield-Johnson/via REUTERS

A man who was stranded in his flooded car is helped into a canoe, during heavy rains and flooding as Tropical Storm Barry heads toward New Orleans, July 10. Loretta Warfield-Johnson/via REUTERS

A man who was stranded in his flooded car is helped into a canoe, during heavy rains and flooding as Tropical Storm Barry heads toward New Orleans, July 10. Loretta Warfield-Johnson/via REUTERS
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A waterspout is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Tracey Ahlborn via REUTERS

A waterspout is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Tracey Ahlborn via REUTERS

A waterspout is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Tracey Ahlborn via REUTERS
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A woman stands photographing the scene in a flooded street in New Orleans, July 10. Ryan Pasternak/via REUTERS

A woman stands photographing the scene in a flooded street in New Orleans, July 10. Ryan Pasternak/via REUTERS

A woman stands photographing the scene in a flooded street in New Orleans, July 10. Ryan Pasternak/via REUTERS
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Vehicles sit in high waters after heavy rain in New Orleans, July 10. Ellen Gerstein via REUTERS

Vehicles sit in high waters after heavy rain in New Orleans, July 10. Ellen Gerstein via REUTERS

Vehicles sit in high waters after heavy rain in New Orleans, July 10. Ellen Gerstein via REUTERS
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Water from a flooded street collects at an entry way in the Garden District in New Orleans, July 10. REUTERS/John Bolles Jr.

Water from a flooded street collects at an entry way in the Garden District in New Orleans, July 10. REUTERS/John Bolles Jr.

Water from a flooded street collects at an entry way in the Garden District in New Orleans, July 10. REUTERS/John Bolles Jr.
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Vehicles sit along a flooded street in the Garden District in New Orleans, July 10. REUTERS/John Bolles Jr.

Vehicles sit along a flooded street in the Garden District in New Orleans, July 10. REUTERS/John Bolles Jr.

Vehicles sit along a flooded street in the Garden District in New Orleans, July 10. REUTERS/John Bolles Jr.
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A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS
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A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS
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A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS
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A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS
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A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. Brent Pearson via REUTERS
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A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, July 10. David Mora via REUTERS
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Submerged vehicles are seen in a flooded area of New Orleans, July 10. @earth.odyssey via REUTERS

Submerged vehicles are seen in a flooded area of New Orleans, July 10. @earth.odyssey via REUTERS

Submerged vehicles are seen in a flooded area of New Orleans, July 10. @earth.odyssey via REUTERS
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