Hurricane Rita compounded the already growing problems as it makes landfall just west of where Hurricane Katrina had. Brig. Gen. Doug Pritt and the 41st Brigade Combat Team of Oregon were designated as the head of Joint Task Force Rita, leading the multi-state National Guard relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Hurricane Rita.
Hurricane Katrina (August 2005) became a large and extremely powerful hurricane that caused enormous destruction and significant loss of life. It is the costliest hurricane to ever hit the United States, surpassing the record previously held by Hurricane Andrew from 1992. In addition, Katrina is one ...
Hurricane Katrina was a destructive Category 5 storm that made landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast in August 2006. The storm triggered catastrophic flooding, particularly in the city of New Orleans ...
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that made landfall on Florida and Louisiana in August 2005, causing catastrophic damage; particularly in the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas. Subsequent flooding, caused largely as a result of fatal engineering flaws in the flood protection system known as levees around the city of New Orleans ...
Hurricane Katrina was a long-lived hurricane that made landfall three times along the United States coast and reached Category 5 at its peak intensity. The storm initially developed as a tropical depression in the southeastern Bahamas on August 23, 2005.
Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina formed on August 23, 2005, and in less than a week grew from a tropical depression into a category 4 hurricane. When Katrina made landfall on August 29 near New Orleans on the U.S. Gulf Coast, it brought widespread devastation and flooding with it.
Hurricane Katrina made its second landfall in the United States on August 29, 2005, in the State of Louisiana. Hurricane Katrina was a Category 3 hurricane when it made landfall in Louisiana. While it was less than a Category 5, Katrina still had winds up to 125 miles per hour, or 200 kilometers per hour! Another of the incredible Hurricane ...
Hurricane Katrina first made landfall between Miami and Hallandale Beach in southern Florida on Thursday, August 25, 2005. On Monday, August 29, the eye came ashore in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
Hurricane Katrina moved ashore over southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi early on August 29, 2005, as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm. Credit: GOES Project Science Office Hurricane ...
Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast and generated a huge disaster. The storm flooded New Orleans, killed more than 1,800 people, and caused $100 billion in ...