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Officials monitoring Tropical Storm Barry
Information will be available on social media outlets
Leah Jackson

NATCHITOCHES – 10:30 a.m. Sunday

Officials at Northwestern State University are monitoring weather conditions related to Tropical Storm Barry, in coordination with the National Weather Service.   

The center of Tropical Storm Barry was located about 50 miles south-southeast of Shreveport. Movement is to the north at 9 mph.  Barry continues to weaken while moving north across Louisiana and should move into Arkansas tonight.  Tropical storm-force winds are located well to the southeast of the center of circulation

NSU officials will continue to monitor weather conditions and issue announcements as needed. 

Announcements will be posted on the Northwestern State University homepage,, and on NSU’s Facebook pages, Twitter and Instagram accounts. NSU will also issue announcements to students, faculty and staff through Purple Alert, the university’s emergency notification system. Information on Purple Alert is available at