Preparing for the storm

Residents in Cypremort Point, Louisiana are preparing for what's expected to become Hurricane Barry.
1:28 | 07/12/19

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I'm Chris Welty and simple more point will we Vienna where residents are preparing for what's expected to become hurricane Barry. Those who live here and those who have camps are moving property to higher ground summer loading up trailers with refrigerators washers and dryers and grows. The main concern in this area is tidal surge because I talked to say they're keeping an eye on the radar though the storm track has shifted slightly eastward since yesterday. They know how quickly a storm's path and change. Of incident more storms not care to count on two hands. And it's it's never pleasant experience so you know we've learned a lot of lessons in the past. Would just open everything will no will be okay and life and property will stay safe. I'll sits off with a group of commercial fisherman who say. The area has been inundated with so much fresh water the one positive of this storm. Is that it might put some salt water back into the area which would help with fishing and shrimping. It is a cast point two unity is don't know what you gonna get united you'll find out after the storm. And I've seen where are apt Hurricane Rita it brought strapped in I mean we who had you know a really good season afterwards so you don't have a notice farm. For many residents the next 24 hours will be crucial in order to make those final preparations ahead of the storm. In saint Mary parish on Chris Welty for ABC news lives.

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