How Big Is a Hurricane?


Hurricane Katrina was the most destructive hurricane to hit the United States. At its strongest, Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 with winds at 175 mph. When it hit landfall in Louisiana it was a Category 3 hurricane with winds at 125mph at the center.
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