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Famous Storms Josh. Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina was formed in the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It was the 5 th deadliest storm in US history.

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1 Famous Storms Josh

2 Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina was formed in the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It was the 5 th deadliest storm in US history. Katrina was also the 6 th strongest hurricane overall. It started forming around the Bahamas area and crossed the southern part of Florida as a Category 1 storm, and became a Category 3 storm near southeast Louisiana. Katrina caused tons of damage along the Gulf Coast, from central Florida to southeast Texas. The most damage was caused in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the city was flooded in 80% of the area. messages.org/Hurricane-Katrina.jpg messages.org/Hurricane-Katrina.jpg

3 The Tri-State Tornado The Tri-State Tornado happened in March, 1925, was the deadliest tornado in US history. There were 695 confirmed deaths, which was twice as much as The 1840 Great Natchez Tornado, the second deadliest tornado. The tornado crossed from Missouri through Southern Illinois, to the Southwestern area of Indiana, stretching more than 219 miles. The Tri- State Tornado was one of a series of tornadoes, ranging from Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Alabama, and Kansas e.gif e.gif state.jpg state.jpg

4 Great Mississippi F l ood of 1927 The Great Mississippi Flood started by heavy rain in On New Years Day, 1927, the Cumberland River flooded to 56.2 feet in Nashville Tennessee, flooding the Mississippi River. On April 15 th. 1927, 15 inches of rain poured in 18 hours. That caused flooding with a volume twice Niagara Falls. The damage caused $400 million dollars and killed 246 people in seven different states. The Great Mississippi Flood affected Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Arkansas was hit hardest, with 14% of the state flooded /04/highway-playerimage.jpg 2008/04/highway-playerimage.jpg

5 2010 San Bruno Wi l dfire (Pipeline Explosion) The 2010 San Bruno Wildfire was actually caused by a pipeline explosion at 6:11 pm on September 9 th. San Bruno is a suburb of San Francisco. A 30- inch steel natural gas pipeline owned by Pacific Gas & Electric exploded 2 miles from the San Francisco International Airport, in a residential neighborhood of Crestmoor. At first, people thought there was an earthquake, or that a plane had crashed from the airport. ommons/0/0e/SanBrunoFireNight.jpg ommons/0/0e/SanBrunoFireNight.jpg

6 Page name: 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion Author: Wikipedia contributors Publisher: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Date of last revision: 29 September :23 UTC Date retrieved: 7 October :25 UTC Permanent link: no_pipeline_explosion&oldid= no_pipeline_explosion&oldid= Primary contributors: Revision history statisticsRevision history statistics Page name: Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 Author: Wikipedia contributors Publisher: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Date of last revision: 23 September :36 UTC Date retrieved: 7 October :22 UTC Permanent link: ippi_Flood_of_1927&oldid= ippi_Flood_of_1927&oldid= Primary contributors: Revision history statisticsRevision history statistics Page name: Hurricane Katrina Author: Wikipedia contributors Publisher: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Date of last revision: 22 September :42 UTC Date retrieved: 7 October :19 UTC Permanent link: rina&oldid= rina&oldid= rina&oldid= Primary contributors: Revision history statistics Revision history statisticsRevision history statistics Page name: Tri-State Tornado Author: Wikipedia contributors Publisher: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Date of last revision: 28 September :32 UTC Date retrieved: 7 October :20 UTC Permanent link: State_Tornado&oldid= State_Tornado&oldid= Primary contributors: Revision history statisticsRevision history statistics

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