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Barry makes landfall on the Gulf Coast, downgrades to tropical storm

Barry came ashore this afternoon near Morgan City, Louisiana, 85 miles west of New Orleans. Less than an hour later, it was downgraded to a tropical storm. Torrential rains and flash flooding remain a major problem. States of emergency have been declared in Louisiana and Mississippi. David Begnaud reports.
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