Post-Tropical Cyclone Barry Moving Across Illinois

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Post-Tropical Cyclone

25 miles ESE of Springfield Illinois



15 mph




ENE at 18 mph

89.2W, 39.8N


At 400 p.m. CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Barry was located near latitude 39.8 north, longitude 89.2 west. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east-northeast near 18 mph (30 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue through Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 15 mph (30 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1010 mb (29.83 inches).


Watches and Warnings

Flash flood watches are in effect from the ark-la-tex northeastward into the middle Mississippi valley.

Flash flood warnings are in effect for portions of southern Arkansas.


Land Hazards

Rainfall: Barry is expected to produce additional rain accumulations of 1 to 3 inches from portions of the Ohio and Tennessee valleys into the northern mid-Atlantic through Thursday. Isolated maximum totals exceeding 5 inches are possible across northern Mississippi.

Significant and life-threatening flash flooding is ongoing across southern Arkansas from heavier rainfall earlier in the day. An additional 1 inch of rain is possible in this area into this evening.