The attack lasted more than 14 hours before troops shot dead all attackers inside the hotel compound.
Weakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance.
Williams was trying to win her record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title, but she failed in a final for the third time.
Former UNLV standout forward Shakur Juiston announced he is leaving for Oregon. He is a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play next season for the Ducks.