New Orleans

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Infrared captures Hurricane Barry on Saturday morning ahead of making landfall. Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after hitting the Louisiana coast.
"When the air is warmer, it can hold more water vapor. So that when a storm moves through an area that has warmer, wetter air, there's more of a source for the precipitation."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Annunciation Street in New Orleans was flooded Wednesday morning.
"Overlapping extreme-weather events aren't just a New Orleans problem."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Image depicts pollution that will come from the future Entergy gas plant. (Image: NoGasPlant)
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