Images: Deadly Katrina hits Gulf Coast

Images: Deadly Katrina hits Gulf Coast

Summary: The hurricane hit land in Louisiana but changed direction to miss New Orleans--but spread devastation into Mississippi instead.

TOPICS: Nasa / Space

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  • Wind fall

    Winds from Hurricane Katrina are expected to diminish by about 80 percent over 72 hours as the storm moves inland.

  • Doppler radar from New Orleans taken Aug. 29 as Katrina hits land shows the concentration of heavy rains--indicated by the red and brown areas--in the center of the storm.

  • water vapor

    This satellite image shows water vapor over the Gulf of Mexico and the southern United States on the morning of Monday, Aug. 29.

Topic: Nasa / Space

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