What Was Hurricane Katrina?
WHAT WAS HURRICANE KATRINA?
Which of these facts are true?
Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in US history
Storm winds from Hurricane Katrina blew strong enough to move a truck
Over 80 percent of New Orleans flooded in Hurricane Katrina, with some areas under twenty feet of water
On August 25th, 2005, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico. High winds and rain pummeled coastal communities, including the City of New Orleans, which was left under 15 feet of water in some areas after the levees burst. Track this powerful storm from start to finish, from rescue efforts large and small to storm survivors’ tales of triumph.