On Aug. 23, 2005, Hurricane Katrina first surfaced as a tropical depression over the Bahamas. Over the course of two days, it became a tropical storm and made landfall as a category one hurricane between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The states that were directly hit by Hurricane Katrina were Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Many surrounding states were indirectly affected by the aftermaths of Hurricane Katrina; however, this was because evacuees from the affected states looked for refuge in these areas. Ten
Hurricane Katrina occurred between Aug. 23, 2005 and Sept. 3, 2005. It was at its peak strength and maximum level of destruction on Aug. 28, 2005. The strongest winds reached 175 mph, making it a Category 5 storm and one of the most powerful hurricanes in history.
The massive storm that became known as Hurricane Katrina originated from a tropical depression that began in the Bahamas on Aug. 23, 2005. The remnants of Katrina caused storms through the central United States before it deteriorated into a frontal boundary in southeastern Canada on Aug. 31, 2005.
Hurricane Katrina traveled from the Bahamas, across the southern tip of Florida and over the Gulf of Louisiana before turning northward and heading up through the tip of Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky before finally trickling down in Ohio. Throughout its course, the storm went throug
Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, first in Buras-Triumph, La., and then again in St. Bernard Parish and St. Tammany Parish. It hit Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane, with sustained winds between 130 and 156 miles per hour.
Hurricane Katrina struck the United States during the early morning hours of Aug. 23, 2005. The hurricane led to hundreds of thousands of people evacuating the affected area. When it was over, the hurricane had caused over $100 billion worth of damage to the Gulf Coast area.
Hurricane Katrina reached the United States on Aug. 29, 2005. The category 3 hurricane was 400 miles wide and had sustained winds between 100 and 140 miles per hour. The storm impacted 90,000 square miles of land within the United States.
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005. When it hit the city, it was a category 3 storm, with winds moving between 100 and 140 miles per hour.
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, on August 29. When the hurricane hit land, it was considered a Category 3 hurricane, but it later grew into a Category 5. At the time, it was the largest hurricane to ever make landfall in the United States.