Ten years ago this month, a disaster that everyone will always remember occurred. Today I reblog my two part post from a previous year. This is part 2

IF I ONLY HAD A TIME MACHINE

KATRINA-track

This is Part 2 of my two part blog post about this event in history.  Click here to read Part 1.

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 2 of 2, I continue the timeline with August 29, 2005

Monday, August 29, 2005

2 a.m.: Hurricane Katrina turns north toward the Louisiana coast, but the storm’s strongest winds have diminished slightly to about 155 miles an hour…

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