On This Day In Weather History

On August 28, 2012 Hurricane Isaac hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, causing a large storm surge and nine U.S. Deaths.

On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina made landfall. It was the sixth strongest Atlantic hurricane in history and one of the five deadliest. The picture below shows Hurricane Katrina making landfall. For more information on Katrina click here.

Hurricane Katrina making landfall



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