Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most powerful storms to strike the United States, with winds of 160 miles per hour (257 kilometers per hour) and stronger gusts. The massive storm covers much of the Gulf of Mexico, spanning from the U.S. coast to the Yucatan Peninsula.

NASA image courtesy the MODIS Rapid Response Team at Goddard Space Flight Center.
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