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Definitions

  1. Katrina was a powerful Category 3 hurricane when it hit the Gulf Coast the morning of Aug. (Web site)
  2. Katrina was a monstrous Category 5 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico before coming ashore near New Orleans as a Category 3 on Aug. (Web site)
  3. Katrina was a bigger storm when it came ashore in August 2005 as a Category 3 storm and it made a direct hit on the Louisiana-Mississippi line.
  4. Katrina was the eleventh tropical storm, fifth hurricane, third major hurricane, and second Category 5 hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic season. (Web site)
  5. Katrina was a category one storm when she struck Florida but she still caused wreaked plenty of havoc and caused much damage. (Web site)

Rain

  1. Katrina came ashore in Louisiana as a 145 mph monster, with sheets of rain completely submerging some New Orleans neighborhoods.
  2. Katrina caused 10 to 14 inches of rain over southern Florida, and 8 to 12 inches of rain along its track inland from the northern Gulf coast. (Web site)

Morning

  1. Katrina again rapidly intensified, attaining Category 5 status on the morning of August 28 and reached its peak strength at 1:00 p.m. (Web site)
  2. By the morning of August 24th, the depression intensified and by the afternoon, this tropical storm was named Katrina.
  3. Overnight on August 29 and into that morning, Katrina began to enter another eyewall replacement cycle and its maximum winds quickly weakened. (Web site)

Wide Swath

  1. Katrina, which affected a very wide swath of land covering a good portion of eastern North America, was last seen in the eastern Great Lakes region. (Web site)

Eastern Part

  1. Hurricane Katrina also brought heavy rain to Louisiana, with 8-10 inches (200-250 mm) falling on a wide swath of the eastern part of the state.
  2. The eye of Katrina could be seen from the eastern part of the parish, in Bogalusa as Bogalusa was only fifteen miles away from the center of the eye. (Web site)

Tragedy

  1. But it is what happened to the social fabric of New Orleans after Katrina passed that is the real story, the real tragedy of the thing. (Web site)
  2. Hendrick planes had flown medical personnel to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, so its pilots and flight crews were used to responding to tragedy. (Web site)
  3. As the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina continues to unfold, this Web log will track the ways that the Washington community is touched by the tragedy.

Lessons

  1. Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned was the product of an extensive review led by the president's Homeland Security Advisor Fran Townsend. (Web site)
  2. Hurricane Katrina holds plenty of those lessons, says Mittelstaedt, a New Orleans native whose mother rode out the storm to care for an elderly aunt. (Web site)
  3. In these appearances, he referred to the lessons that he had learned from his experiences as the head of FEMA during Hurricane Katrina.

Impact

  1. Environmental effects The Chandeleur Islands, before Katrina (left) and after (right), showing the impact of the storm along coastal areas. (Web site)
  2. For many people, the painful realization of the magnitude of Katrina, and its impact, will be experienced after initial denial. (Web site)
  3. The loss of coastal marshlands that buffer New Orleans from flooding and storm surges may have worsened the impact of Hurricane Katrina.

Chaos

  1. That changed when Katrina flooded 80 percent of the city and scenes of chaos, deprivation and violence were broadcast worldwide.
  2. It's the first test of a revamped evacuation plan designed to eliminate the chaos, looting and death that followed Katrina. (Web site)
  3. Jabbor Gibson Amidst the chaos in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, eighteen-year-old Jabbor Gibson stole a bus in New Orleans.

Superdome

  1. A team of nomads after Katrina ravaged its city and the Superdome, overcame a slew of mistakes in the biggest game the Big Easy has ever seen. (Web site)
  2. In the aftermath of hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Superdome was severely damaged.
  3. Following Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, medical operations that had previously been housed in the Superdome were moved to the Arena.

Houston

  1. Rick Perry sent $19.5 million to Houston to help pay for additional officers and overtime to police the city after Katrina. (Web site)
  2. But Gina Martin, who is still living in Houston after Katrina destroyed her New Orleans home, was unconvinced. (Web site)
  3. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Houston was faced with the sudden arrival of thousands of people, many in need of medical care.

City

  1. As projections of Category Four and Five were made (for Katrina), officials began plans to evacuate the city.
  2. Hurricane Katrina ploughed onto the US mainland, the eye of the storm narrowly missing the city of New Orleans. (Web site)
  3. The two hardest hit areas were Orleans parish, which is the city itself - with 720 people killed by Katrina - and St. Bernard parish, with 123 dead. (Web site)

Shelter

  1. The Superdome was used as a "shelter of last resort" for those in New Orleans unable to evacuate from Hurricane Katrina when it struck in late August 2005.
  2. In 2005, the Superdome came to international attention when it housed thousands of evacuees seeking shelter from Hurricane Katrina. (Web site)
  3. We were a mix of foreign tourists, conference attendees like ourselves, and locals who had checked into hotels for safety and shelter from Katrina.

Mississippi Coast

  1. Perhaps it was Barbour’s memo that caused Katrina, at the last moment, to spare New Orleans and save its worst flailings for the Mississippi coast. (Web site)
  2. Hurricane Katrina pushed houses inland on Mississippi coast, including at Biloxi. (Web site)
  3. Like the rest of the Mississippi Coast, Ocean Springs was severely affected by the strong wind and huge surge of Hurricane Katrina. (Web site)

Destruction

  1. Again. Katrina and the near destruction of New Orleans was, for me, the most personal tragedy.
  2. Katrina will be the standard and as much as every rubbernecker wanted the last two hurricanes to mimic her destruction, they didn't. (Web site)
  3. Photographs and Images of the Hurricane Katrina Damage and Destruction to Biloxi, Gulfport, and other coastal areas of Mississippi. (Web site)

Blame

  1. Some blame him for not doing more before and after Katrina.
  2. The reverend Jesse Jackson has also said that racism was partly to blame for the deadly aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Bush

  1. In an address to the nation from New Orleans, President George W. Bush speaks about federal recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
  2. Bush takes responsbility for the federal government's failures during the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
  3. The last time rapper Kanye West appeared on a TV show to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims, he accused U.S. President George W. Bush of racism.

Result

  1. There were two indirect fatalities from Katrina in Walton County as a result of a traffic accident.
  2. More than 600,000 people lost power in Alabama as a result of Hurricane Katrina and two people died in a traffic accident in the state. (Web site)
  3. Several levees failed as a result of Katrina and Rita. (Web site)

Losses

  1. However, the total losses as a result of Katrina is estimated to exceed $100 billion with over $34 billion in insured losses.
  2. In the decade before Katrina, flooding caused $7.1 billion in losses to homes and businesses. (Web site)
  3. Emmy host Ellen DeGeneres is a Louisiana native and last week spoke emotionally about losses her family suffered from Katrina.

Thousands

  1. Tens of thousands sought refuge from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath in the Superdome. (Web site)
  2. At the center of it all are the tens of thousands of New Orleans residents who relocated to the Bayou City after Hurricane Katrina.
  3. After Hurricane Katrina, FEMA placed tens of thousands of displaced families in travel trailers, more than 40,000 of which are still in use. (Web site)

Deaths

  1. However, there have been no deaths or injuries reported in Tennessee as a result of Katrina.
  2. There were no reports of any deaths in Cuba as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
  3. It's not just Katrina that caused all these deaths in New Orleans here. (Web site)

Coast

  1. Katrina practically obliterated Waveland, and state officials said that it took a harder hit from the wind and water than any other town along the coast.
  2. Kevin Titus has been deployed to the Red Cross relief efforts on the coast since before Katrina made landfall. (Web site)
  3. On August 23, 2005, Hurricane Katrina formed as a tropical storm off the coast of the Bahamas. (Web site)

Alabama

  1. On the morning of August 29th, 2005, hurricane Katrina struck the gulf coast region of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
  2. Hurricane Katrina has left a trail of devastation throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. (Web site)
  3. About 70 miles off the coast of Alabama a bouy measured a 48 foot wave as Katrina was making landfall.

Buras

  1. Hurricane Katrina made landfall in south Plaquemines Parish, La., near the towns of Empire, Buras and Boothville, on the morning of Aug. (Web site)

Category

  1. Katrina strengthened from a low-end Category 3 hurricane to a Category 5 in less than 12 h, reaching an intensity of 145 kt by 1200 UTC 28 August. (Web site)
  2. Katrina made landfall August 29, 2005 in southeast Louisiana as a Category 3 storm. (Web site)
  3. By the time Katrina made landfall on the Gulf coast, it was classified as a Category 3 hurricane.

Area

  1. The south tip of Florida includes damage when Hurricane Katrina originated in the Caribbean Sea, dumping over 14 inches of rain in the area.
  2. In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the area along the shore, but many residents have returned.
  3. Nonetheless, with the landfall of Hurricane Katrina, this area was obliterated, yet again.

Damaged

  1. It will take about 4-million cubic yards of fill - a nearly Superdome-sized pile - to repair the 170 miles of levee destroyed or damaged by Katrina. (Web site)
  2. When Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, growth came to an abrupt halt, as Casinos were destroyed, businesses were damaged, and residents were made homeless. (Web site)
  3. Tens of thousands of cars were damaged or destroyed by Katrina, which submerged much of New Orleans in a corrosive broth of saltwater and mud. (Web site)

Catastrophe

  1. His very dear and long time friend, Dave Bartholomew, a local musician of New Orleans, has not been heard from since the Katrina catastrophe.
  2. As always with a devastating event like Hurricane Katrina, voices are raised claiming that nothing could have been done to prevent the catastrophe. (Web site)

Medicaid

  1. DHH reports before Katrina there were 134,249 people in New Orleans on Medicaid.
  2. DHH reports that before Hurricane Katrina there were 134,249 people in New Orleans on Medicaid. (Web site)

August 28Th

  1. By noon of August 28th, Katrina had jumped up to a Category 5 hurricane sustained winds of 145 knots or 167 mph.

Hurricane Ivan

  1. In 2004 it was battered by Hurricane Ivan, and it has been struck hard once again by Hurricane Katrina. (Web site)

Brinkley

  1. The Louisiana SPCA, Brinkley none too coyly points out, was better prepared for Katrina than the city of New Orleans. (Web site)

Winds

  1. Katrina is now moving through Mississippi as a tropical storm with winds of about 60 mph.
  2. By midday Tuesday, Katrina was downgraded to a tropical depression, with winds around 35 mph.
  3. Hurricane Katrina, with its winds and rain, tore through the roof of the Louisiana Superdome.

Storms

  1. For other storms with this name, see Hurricane Katrina (disambiguation).
  2. Scientists are now piecing together how Hurricane Katrina affected those marshes, which form a buffer against storms and flooding. (Web site)

Fema

  1. The MASH unit was set up by FEMA to care for the thousands of victims of Hurricane Katrina.
  2. Officials from Mississippi and FEMA nominated him for the award for his dedication and positive efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
  3. FEMA apparently arrived two days before Katrina made landfall. (Web site)

Michael Brown

  1. Michael Brown, the unqualified crony, botched the federal response to Katrina.
  2. To this moment, that has remained the official, indeed only, explanation of how and why Michael Brown was running FEMA when Hurricane Katrina struck. (Web site)

Nation

  1. A major economic impact for the nation was the disruption to the oil industry from Katrina. (Web site)
  2. The destruction from hurricane Katrina unleashed a disaster like our nation has never encountered. (Web site)
  3. Communities along the Gulf of Mexico - many of which were hit by Hurricane Katrina - have had some of the most frequent lossses from flooding in the nation.

President Bush

  1. Today, President Bush convened a Cabinet-level task force on Hurricane Katrina response and recovery.
  2. President Bush meets in videoconference with National Hurricane Director Max Mayfield to discuss hurricane Katrina while at his ranch in Crawford, Texas.
  3. In yet another example, today Eric Lipton takes another stab at President Bush over Hurrican Katrina. (Web site)

Camille

  1. Before Katrina, Camille was considered to be the "benchmark" against which all Gulf Coast hurricanes were measured.
  2. But the size of Katrina, with hurricane force winds extending 120 miles from its center, was much larger and the destruction more widespread than Camille. (Web site)
  3. Before Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Camille likely had the highest storm surge measured in the United States, at over 24 feet (7.3 meters).

Florida

  1. Less than two hours later, Katrina made landfall on the southeastern coast of Florida.
  2. Katrina hit the southern tip of Florida as a much weaker storm Thursday and was blamed for nine deaths. (Web site)
  3. Katrina is blamed for at least seven deaths in Florida, where it made landfall Thursday as a Category 1 hurricane. (Web site)

South Florida

  1. In the process, Katrina brought heavy amounts of rain to parts of south Florida and Cuba.
  2. South Florida and Cuba Image:Hurricane damage to mobile home in Davie Florida.jpg Damage to a mobile home in Davie, Florida following Hurricane Katrina.
  3. Last Thursday I was in south Florida and sat outside while the eye of Hurricane Katrina passed over my head.

Mexico

  1. During the period of August 26th to August 28th, Katrina intensified over the Gulf of Mexico.
  2. On my side of the Gulf of Mexico, Katrina has devastated the city I have made my second home.
  3. EDT. The boost came just hours after Katrina reached Category 4, with wind of 145 mph, as it gathered energy from the warm water of the Gulf of Mexico. (Web site)

Dauphin Island

  1. But that's only part of the government money that has poured into Dauphin Island to help heal the scars left by Katrina and Ivan.
  2. On Dauphin Island, the government has paid more than $30 million for damage to flood-prone properties since Katrina.
  3. It certainly has not been looked at since the separation of Riley Boykin Smith Island from Dauphin Island after Hurricane Katrina.

Lake Pontchartrain

  1. It was the seven-mile bridge over Lake Pontchartrain that was partially toppled by the storm surge of Hurricane Katrina.
  2. The breach wouldn't act as a pipeline from Lake Pontchartrain, as happened during Katrina.

Flood Waters

  1. Residents who had ridden out the brunt of Katrina now faced a second more insidious threat as flood waters continued their ascent well into the night.
  2. One person was also killed in flood waters during Katrina that had already been high from the previous storm.
  3. The medal was a replacement medal for the one—originally awarded by President Bill Clinton —that was lost in the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina.

Tropical Storm Katrina

  1. The system was upgraded to Tropical Storm Katrina on the morning of August 24. (Web site)
  2. The center of Tropical Storm Katrina then emerged into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico at approximately 0500 UTC on 26 August just north of Cape Sable. (Web site)

Tropical Storm

  1. This tropical depression strengthened into Tropical Storm Katrina the next day. (Web site)
  2. The storm moved northwest and became Tropical Storm Katrina in the early afternoon hours on the 29th. (Web site)
  3. For other storms of the same name, see Tropical Storm Katrina.

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