Delilah Campbell (left), four, and her sister, Tallulah Campbell, eight, clear out driftwood and other debris near New Orleans on Thursday in preparation for Tropical Storm Barry. Photo: AP

Thousands flee as Tropical Storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

  • Winds are expected to reach hurricane strength late Friday or early Saturday, as storm brings heavy rains and fear of ‘life-threatening floods’
  • Troops and rescue crews are stationed around state, with helicopters on standby and emergency supplies ready for distribution
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Delilah Campbell (left), four, and her sister, Tallulah Campbell, eight, clear out driftwood and other debris near New Orleans on Thursday in preparation for Tropical Storm Barry. Photo: AP
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