Hurricane Katrina occurred early in the day on August 29, 2005. It finally dissipated on August 31 of the same year after reaching and damaging much of the eastern border of the United States. More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

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 L... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 storm that became a Category 3 when reaching the Mississippi and Louisiana coasts. It was considered a large hurricane that affected coastlines stretching from the Florida panhandle to ... More »

Hurricane Katrina made landfall on Monday, August 29, 2005, causing a massive amount of damage in New Orleans and other coastal areas of Louisiana. The hurricane itself was devastating, but the New Orleans' levee system ... More »

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... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

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 ... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

Some Hurricane Katrina facts for children include that it struck the Gulf Coast at the Louisiana-Mississippi border on August 29, 2005 and was labeled a Category 3 storm when it hit land. The highest wind speeds were 175... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms