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Out of the Blue

Reports of evacuations in New Orleans due to Tropical Storm Isaac certainly bring back scary memories, especially with the predictions it may be a hurricane when it finds land some time tomorrow. I was surprised to realize by way of the news about this that Wednesday is the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, as it seems more recent than that. Here's hoping that all the time that's passed has been used to better protect that area from the possible ravages of the storm.

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9. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 27, 2012, 14:12 mag
 
Creston wrote on Aug 27, 2012, 13:56:
Also, Katrina was already a Cat 5 hurricane when it was about to hit land, and it was one of the most powerful C5s ever witnessed. Isaac is a Tropical Storm that may turn into a Cat 1. Quite different scales of destruction there.

Creston

It hit land as a cat 3, though. Still a big difference from a cat 1, but.
 
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