3 edition of Hurricane Katrina found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR9199.4.S46 H87 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
|ISBN 10||9781432704414, 9781432715816|
|LC Control Number||2007923370|
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Hurricane Katrina book Fiction W. Rhesa was an only child. Sitting in Atlanta, Alden McDonald remembers seeing those first images out of New Orleans—of people stranded on rooftops and on elevated highways and on small strips of high ground, of entire neighborhoods underwater. At first almost all the requests for help were from the Lower Ninth Ward, but soon dispatchers were hearing from other parts of the city. In the days after Hurricane Katrina, he said, the law-and-order situation was dire.
No package arrived on Wednesday or Thursday, either. Identifying Types of Conflicts RL. However, tens of thousands of residents could not or would not leave. Since then, they have been largely discredited. But as of Sunday morning, the radio was reporting that Katrina was a Category 5 storm expected to hit the New Orleans region within the next twelve to twenty-four hours.
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Only three category-5 storms have hit the United States since record-keeping began—the Labor Day hurricane, which devastated the Florida Keys, killing ; Hurricane Camille inwhich ravaged the Mississippi coast, killing ; and Andrew inwhich leveled much of Homestead, Fla.
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Technology Connections W. Despite the dour newscast, his spirits were lifted by the sight of so many of his neighbors taking warnings about the storm so seriously. By contrast, the hurricane eye is almost calm, experiences little or no precipitation, and is often exposed to a clear sky.
She had wanted to leave town rather than ride out the storm at the Hyatt, but her husband and their twenty-four-year-old son, Todd, who worked for the bank as a loan officer, outvoted her.
By the time the lake and the city reached equilibrium, 80 percent of the city was covered in water. At first things are not too bad.
Short read that is packed with facts and insight into dealing with a major storm like Katrina. Hurricane Katrina, tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in late August She phoned her husband.
Besides, the car radio continued to impress on him the might of Katrina. He had had his picture taken with every president stretching back to Ronald Reagan and had met a pope.
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