Crisis: Katrina. Thursday August 25 Katrina makes landfall for the first time, hitting Southern Florida Category 1 Hurricane At least 6, and as many as.
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Thursday August 25 Katrina makes landfall for the first time, hitting Southern Florida Category 1 Hurricane At least 6, and as many as 9 are killed
Friday August 26 1 AM EDT: Downgraded to Tropical Storm Katrina, 5 AM, winds increase --Back up to Cat 1 Hurricane Afternoon--Direction shifts, and Gov. Blanco declares State of Emergency
Saturday August 27 5 AM EDT: Katrina reaches Category 3 Hurricane intensity Ivor Van Heerden of LSU notifies officials that Katrina is going to flood New Orleans 5 PM EDT, Mayor Nagin calls for voluntary evacuation of New Orleans City, and Federal Governments declare State of Emergency
Sunday August 28 12:40 AM CDT Katrina reaches Category 4, winds at 145 mph 7 AM CDT Katrina reaches Category 5 Hurricane 10 AM CDT Mayor Nagin calls for mandatory evacuation of New Orleans 12:00 PM CDT Superdome is opened as “refuge of last resort”—20,000 people enter the dome (LA National Guard had delivered a 3-day supply of MREs and water for 15,000 people) President Bush declares State of Emergency for AL and MS
Monday August 29 8:00 Am CDT water was seen rising on both sides of the Industrial Canal.Industrial Canal 8:14 AM CDT, National Weather Service issues a Flash Flood Warning for Orleans Parish and St Bernard Parish, citing a levee breach at the Industrial Canal.National Weather ServiceFlash Flood Warning National Weather Service predicts three to eight feet of water National Weather Service 9:00 AM CDT 6-8 feet of water in the Lower Ninth WardLower Ninth Ward At 10:00 AM Hurricane Katrina made its third landfall near Pearlington, Mississippi and Slidell, Louisiana, with sustained winds of 120 mph (193 km/h) after crossing Breton Sound. Pearlington, Mississippi At 2:00 PM New Orleans officials confirmed a breach of the 17th Street Canal levee and two other canals.17th Street Canal FEMA Director Michael Brown requests 1,000 Dept. of Homeland Security workers come to the region
For Presentations Examples of effective and ineffective reporting during the crisis, Thursday August 25-Wednesday August 31 Examples of effective and ineffective reporting after the immediate crisis, Thursday Sept 1 and beyond Examples of relevant reporting prior to the crisis (going back as far as you choose, but choose at least one example that predates August of 2005)
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