Hurricane Katrina Smashes Gulf Coast

Hurricane Katrina Approaches Florida
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South Miami-Dade County as seen during a fire department aerial reconnaissance mission in the wake of Hurricane Katrina on August 26, 2005. Hurricane Katrina bulked up in the Gulf of Mexico on August 27, 2005 for a second and potentially more deadly assault on the U.S. coast after killing seven people on its trek across southern Florida.

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—Photograph courtesy Lt. Eric Baum/Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
 
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