As we prepare for Tropical Storm Barry to make landfall, the hashtag "hurricaneparty" is trending on Twitter.
People are posting photos of their hurricane snacks and memes. One barbershop in New Orleans even offered free slices of bread per haircut.
news: warnings of a hurricane and to prepare.— linda belcher (@jessmontpelier) July 10, 2019
my sister: so we’re making margs right?#hurricaneparty
We are playing the hurricane drinking game. Each time someone on tv says hunker down or shelter in place take a drink. #hurricanedrinkinggame #hunkerdown #shelterinplace #HurricaneBarry #hurricaneparty— Tim Paulin (@timpaulin) July 12, 2019
Tropical Storm Barry is expected to make landfall as a category 1 hurricane (75 mph winds) near the coast of St. Mary parish early Saturday morning before it slides up into Iberia parish and then right over Lafayette during the early afternoon hours on Saturday.
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