Tropical Storm Barry was a tropical cyclone that grew quickly. It made landfall on Florida in early June 2007. It was the second Atlantic named storm of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season . Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico . It moved toward the northeast, and reached top wind speeds of 60 mph (95 km/h). It then weakened and made landfall near Tampa Bay, Florida . Barry quickly weakened after wind shear blew away most of the thunderstorms . Barry moved up the East Coast of the United States and by June 5, it was taken over by a bigger storm.
Rain from Barry in the province of Pinar del Río , Cuba , hurt three people and damaged 55 houses. In Florida, Barry caused heavy rain in an area that had been in drought . Flooding and wet roads killed two people in traffic accidents. Rough seas killed one surfer in Pinellas County, Florida. In Florida and Georgia , the rain helped firefighters fight bad wildfires . Damage from the storm was minor.