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Barry washes crabs onto Mandeville lakefront


Date: 7/17/2019 9:16:00 PM

MANDEVILLE, La. — The conditions in Lake Pontchartrain seem to be improving since the opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway, and Hurricane Barry may have helped. Surprisingly, Barry also left crabs all

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Ecologists watch for impact from surge of fresh water into Lake Pontchartrain

Washington Times

Date: 7/17/2019 4:09:00 PM

LACOMBE, La. — Lake Pontchartrain is getting the biggest flush of fresh water it has had in decades, and for some that’s a bad thing. The water in America’s 11th largest lake has become increasingly

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Remnants of Barry drench parts of southwest Arkansas

ArkLaTex Homepage

Date: 7/16/2019 5:42:00 AM

Barry Williams talks to a friend on his smartphone as he wades through storm surge from Lake Pontchartrain on Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville, La., as Hurricane Barry approaches Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Barry weakens over Louisiana, but flooding alert remains in place

Hoy Los Angeles

Date: 7/15/2019 3:55:00 PM

Chris Ladner looks out at a flooded area near Lake Pontchartrain as Hurricane Barry approaches in Mandeville, Louisiana, on 13 July 2019. EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON Chris Ladner looks out at a flooded area

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Weakened Barry Unleashes A Final Blast Of Torrential Rains

Houston Public Media

Date: 7/15/2019 10:44:00 AM

Tyler Holland guides his bike through the water as winds from Tropical Storm Barry push water from Lake Pontchartrain over the seawall Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Mandeville, La. Though Tropical

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• Surface Area: 630 Acres
• Length: 41 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. It covers an area of 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 to 14 feet. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. It is roughly oval in shape, about 40 miles from west to east and 24 miles from south to north.
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