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Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane on this day in 2005. Despite being only the third most powerful storm of the 2005 hurricane season, Katrina was the worst natural disaster in the history of the United States. After briefly coming ashore in southern Florida on 25 August as a Category 1 hurricane, Katrina gained strength before slamming...