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Hurricane Katrina

Signs of Katrina Linger in the Marshes
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Signs of Katrina Linger in the Marshes

Ten years after the storm made landfall, a record of Katrina’s fury remains in the marshes surrounding Delacroix.

Published Aug 28, 2015

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

Published Sep 2, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina Arrives
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Hurricane Katrina Arrives

With winds of 135 miles per hour, a powerful storm surge, and heavy rains, the category 4 hurricane pounded the U.S. Gulf Coast, triggering deadly flooding.

Published Aug 30, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

Published Aug 29, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

Published Aug 29, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

Published Aug 29, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

“Katrina is comparable in intensity to Hurricane Camille of 1969, only larger,”warned the National Hurricane Center on Sunday, August 28, 2005. By this time, Hurricane Katrina was set to become one of the most powerful storms to strike the United States, with winds of 257 kilometers per hour (160 miles per hour) and stronger gusts.

Published Aug 28, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

Published Aug 26, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

Published Aug 25, 2005

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Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

Published Aug 25, 2005

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