Although some earlier hurricanes, such as Camille in 1969 (3), have been as intense as Katrina, they were not as broad and did not impact such a large area (1).
At 6:10 a.m. Central Daylight-Savings Time, Hurricane Katrina made landfall as a Category 4 near Buras-Triumph, Louisiana (2)... Showed first 250 characters
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Central Daylight-Savings Time, Hurricane Katrina made landfall as a Category 4 near Buras-Triumph, Louisiana (2). At this time, hurricane force winds extended 120 miles with a forward speed of 15 mph and pressure at 918 mb (2).
Hurricane Katrina worked up the eastern Louisiana coast... Showed next 250 characters
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On Saturday August, 27th 2005 President Bush was notified about the news on Hurricane Katrina while on vacation at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, and after hearing the news remained on his vacation and took no action to help aid the people of New Orleans (Dyson 63-64)...
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