Hurricane Katrina: Development and Devastation

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Title: Hurricane Katrina: Development and Devastation
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Date: August 28, 2007
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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)...
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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...
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