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

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

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... More »

Hurricane Katrina began as a tropical depression in the Bahamas and took a path northward through Cuba, then westward through south Florida before making its final landfall near the Louisiana-Mississippi border. It then ... More »

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 ravaged the Gulf Coast of the United States on Aug. 29, 2005. The storm stretched 400 miles and topped out at 140 mph. Three Southeastern U.S. states, including Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, combi... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

Hurricane Katrina started Aug. 23, 2005, and made landfall in the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005. Once it made landfall, it continued to rage until later that same day when it was downgraded to a tropical storm. More »