Hurricane Katrina

- Pandora Sanders

Where did it happen?

Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. Primarily New Orleans was struck. It affected about 90,000 square miles of the United States.

Facts About the Hurricane

  • An estimated 1,833 people died.

  • The damage repair was $108 billion.

  • It ranks 6th in strength in Atlantic hurricanes.

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How did the Hurricane Form?

It started off as a tropical depression over the Bahamas. It varied back and forth from a dangerous level 5 category hurricane, to just a tropical storm. It was absorbed by a frontal zone over the eastern Great Lakes.