Ten years ago this month, a disaster that everyone will always remember occurred. Today I reblog my two part post from a previous year.

IF I ONLY HAD A TIME MACHINE

KATRINA-track

It is hard to believe that it is the 8th anniversary of the devastating natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina.  She began on August 23, 2005 as the 12th tropical depression of the season forming over the Bahamas and in ten days she became

  • the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States. (estimated $81 billion)
  • one of the five deadliest in United States History.
  • the sixth strongest overall of recorded Atlantic hurricanes.
  • deadliest U.S. hurricane since the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane.

HURRICANE KATRINA’S TEN DAY TIMELINE

In this part 1 of 2, I will cover the beginning on August 23, 2005 up through August 28, 2005

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

5 p.m.: The National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, issues its first advisory about the tropical system that will become Hurricane Katrina. The advisory notes that the season’s 12th tropical depression has formed over the Bahamas. The weather system is…

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