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Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Alamodome is a domed 64,000-seat, multi-purpose facility used as a football, basketball, soccer, baseball stadium, and convention center.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is the premier scientific and professional organization in the United States promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences. Its mission is to advance the atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications, and services for the benefit of society.
An amphibious assault ship (also commando carrierIn historical use, commando carriers have not necessarily operated landing craft, e.g. British aircraft carrier conversions or an amphibious assault carrier) is a type of amphibious warfare ship employed to land and support ground forces on enemy territory by an amphibious assault.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
The Arleigh Burke class of guided missile destroyers (DDGs) is the United States Navy's first class of destroyer built around the Aegis Combat System and the SPY-1D multifunction passive electronically scanned array radar.
Arlington is a principal city in the U.S. state of Texas, located in Tarrant County.
The NRG Astrodome, also known as the Houston Astrodome or simply the Astrodome, is the world's first multi-purpose, domed sports stadium, located in Houston, Texas.
Metro Atlanta, designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget as the Atlanta–Sandy Springs–Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area, is the most populous metro area in the US state of Georgia and the ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the United States.
Bainbridge is a city in Decatur County, Georgia, United States.
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.
Battleship Parkway, commonly referred to locally and in the media as the "Causeway", is a long causeway that carries US 90 and US 98 eastbound across Mobile Bay from the Bankhead Tunnel on Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama to Spanish Fort, Alabama.
Bay Saint Louis is a city in and the county seat of Hancock County, Mississippi, in the United States.
Bayou La Batre is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
Major General Bennett C. Landreneau (retired), born October 4, 1947, was a major general who served for fourteen years as the Adjutant General for the Louisiana National Guard.
Big Town Mall was a shopping mall located in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas.
Biloxi is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States.
Robert Renfroe Riley (born October 3, 1944) is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party who served as the 52nd Governor of Alabama from 2003 to 2011.
The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is an American twin-engine, tandem-rotor, heavy-lift helicopter developed by American rotorcraft company Vertol and manufactured by Boeing Vertol (later known as Boeing Rotorcraft Systems).
Bogalusa is a city in Washington Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Bonham is a city in Fannin County, Texas, United States.
Brewton is a city in Escambia County, Alabama, United States.
Brockville, formerly Elizabethtown, is a city in Eastern Ontario, Canada in the Thousand Islands region.
Buras-Triumph is an unincorporated community in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Carroll County is a county located in the northwestern part of the State of Georgia.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Christian County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Clermont Harbor is an unincorporated community on the western end of Hancock County on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The Cochrane–Africatown USA Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge carrying US 90/US 98 Truck across the Mobile River from the mainland to Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama.
Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is an American political scientist and diplomat.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, the official title designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget, encompasses 13 counties within the U.S. state of Texas.
Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico.
Decatur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill/leak, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) is an industrial disaster that began on 20 April 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect, considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and estimated to be 8% to 31% larger in volume than the previous largest, the Ixtoc I oil spill.
Dennison is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States.
In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
Hurricane Katrina's winds and storm surge reached the Mississippi coastline on the morning of August 29, 2005.
As the center of Hurricane Katrina passed southeast of New Orleans on August 29, 2005, winds downtown were in the Category 1 range with frequent intense gusts and tidal surge.
Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.
Empire is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Ernest Lee "Ernie" Fletcher (born November 12, 1952) is an American physician and politician.
Escatawpa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jackson County, Mississippi.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
The Florida Panhandle, an informal, unofficial term for the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Florida, is a strip of land roughly 200 miles long and 50 to 100 miles wide (320 km by 80 to 160 km), lying between Alabama on the north and the west, Georgia also on the north, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
Flotel, a portmanteau of the terms '''flo'''ating ho'''tel''', refers to the installation of living quarters on top of rafts or semi-submersible platforms.
Fort Worth is the 15th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.
The Fujita scale (F-Scale), or Fujita–Pearson scale (FPP scale), is a scale for rating tornado intensity, based primarily on the damage tornadoes inflict on human-built structures and vegetation.
The George R. Brown Convention Center, opened on September 26, 1987, is located on the east side of Downtown Houston, Texas, United States.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson.
Hall County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.
Hancock County is the southernmost county of the U.S. state of Mississippi.
Harris County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
Harrisburg (Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County.
Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.
Heard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Helen is a village in White County, Georgia, United States, located along the Chattahoochee River.
Hinds County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Hopkinsville is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Christian County, Kentucky, United States.
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
Huron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio.
Hurricane Camille was the second-most intense tropical cyclone to strike the United States on record.
Hurricane Dennis (Ouragan Dennis; Huracán Dennis) was an early-forming major hurricane in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.
Hurricane Ivan was a large, long-lived, Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread damage in the Caribbean and United States.
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.
Hurricane Rita was the fourth-most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded and the most intense tropical cyclone ever observed in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ingalls Shipbuilding is a shipyard located in Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States, originally established in 1938, and now part of Huntington Ingalls Industries.
Interstate 10 (I-10) is the southernmost cross-country interstate highway in the American Interstate Highway System.
Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.
Jefferson Parish (French: Paroisse de Jefferson) is a parish in the state of Louisiana.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (born December 15, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 54th Governor of Louisiana from January 2004 to January 2008.
Keesler Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Biloxi, a city along the Gulf Coast in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Labrador is the continental-mainland part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Lafourche Parish (Paroisse de la Fourche) is a parish located in the south of the U.S. state of Louisiana.
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, sometimes only the Causeway, is a fixed link composed of two parallel bridges crossing Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana, United States.
Leake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.
This list of United States disasters by death toll is a list of notable disasters which occurred either in the United States, at diplomatic missions of the United States, or incidents outside of the United States in which a number of U.S. citizens were killed.
Looting, also referred to as sacking, ransacking, plundering, despoiling, despoliation, and pillaging, is the indiscriminate taking of goods by force as part of a military or political victory, or during a catastrophe, such as war, natural disaster (where law and civil enforcement are temporarily ineffective), or rioting.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) is a state agency of Louisiana, headquartered in Baton Rouge.
The Louisiana State University (officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, commonly referred to as LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Lula is a city in Hall and Banks counties in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Madisonville is a town in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States.
The Magdalen Islands (les Îles de la Madeleine) are a small archipelago in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence with a land area of.
Mandeville is a small city in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Marshall is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town in northwestern Fauquier County, Virginia, in the United States.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, often referred to simply as the Superdome, is a domed sports and exhibition venue located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
The city of Mesquite is a suburb located east of Dallas, Texas.
In modern language, a missile is a guided self-propelled system, as opposed to an unguided self-propelled munition, referred to as a rocket (although these too can also be guided).
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
The Mississippi River – Gulf Outlet Canal (abbreviated as MRGO or MR-GO) is a channel constructed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers at the direction of Congress in the mid-20th century that provided a shorter route between the Gulf of Mexico and New Orleans' inner harbor Industrial Canal via the Intracoastal Waterway.
Mobile Bay is an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, lying within the state of Alabama in the United States.
The Mobile River is located in southern Alabama in the United States.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
Monroeville is a village in Huron County, Ohio, United States.
The Monthly Weather Review is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Meteorological Society.
Morrow is a village in Salem Township, Warren County, Ohio, United States.
Moss Point is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is the division of the United States' National Weather Service responsible for tracking and predicting weather systems within the tropics between the Prime Meridian and the 140th meridian west poleward to the 30th parallel north in the northeast Pacific Ocean and the 31st parallel north in the northern Atlantic Ocean.
A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The New Orleans Saints are a professional American football team based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
An oil platform, offshore platform, or offshore drilling rig is a large structure with facilities for well drilling to explore, extract, store, process petroleum and natural gas which lies in rock formations beneath the seabed.
Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Pascagoula is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States.
Pass Christian, nicknamed The Pass, is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States.
Pearlington is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States, on U.S. Route 90, along the Pearl River, at the Louisiana state line.
Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, approximately from the border with Alabama, and the county seat of Escambia County, in the U.S. state of Florida.
Plaquemines Parish (French: Paroisse de Plaquemine, Louisiana French: Paroisse des Plaquemines) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana.
Polk County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia.
Port Colborne (2016 population 18,306) is a city on Lake Erie, at the southern end of the Welland Canal, in the Niagara Region of southern Ontario, Canada.
Clarence Ray Nagin Jr., also known as C. Ray Nagin (born June 11, 1956), is an American former politician, businessman and convicted felon who served as the 60th mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, from 2002 to 2010.
Reunion Arena was an indoor arena located in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas, Texas.
James Richard Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American politician who is the 14th and current United States Secretary of Energy, serving in the Cabinet of Donald Trump.
The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanesWestern Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical stormsinto five categories distinguished by the intensities of their sustained winds.
The Saint Lawrence River (Fleuve Saint-Laurent; Tuscarora: Kahnawáʼkye; Mohawk: Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning "big waterway") is a large river in the middle latitudes of North America.
Salem Township is one of the eleven townships of Warren County, Ohio, United States, located in the central part of the county.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.
Sissonville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kanawha County, West Virginia, along the Pocatalico River.
Slidell is a city on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Southern Methodist University (commonly referred to as SMU) is a private research university in metropolitan Dallas, with its main campus spanning portions of the town of Highland Park and the cities of University Park and Dallas.
The Sun Herald is a U.S. newspaper based in Biloxi, Mississippi, that serves readers along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Terrebonne Parish (French: Paroisse de Terrebonne) is a parish located in the southern part of the U.S. state of Louisiana.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Tiger Stadium, popularly known as Death Valley, is an outdoor stadium located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the campus of Louisiana State University.
Todd County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
Trigg County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).
Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian research university in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States.
U.S. Route 90 is an east–west United States highway.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Walton County is a county located in the state of Florida.
Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.
Warren County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio.
Washington Parish (French: Paroisse de Washington) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana.
Waveland is a city located in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico.
WDSU, virtual channel 6 (UHF digital channel 43), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
White County is a county located very near the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Georgia.
WTVY is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Dothan, Alabama, United States and serving the Wiregrass Region of southeastern Alabama.
WUSA, virtual and VHF digital channel 9, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to the American capital city of Washington, District of Columbia.
WWL-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 36), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
The 17th Street Canal is the largest and most important drainage canal in the city of New Orleans.
The 2005 NFL season was the 86th regular season of the National Football League.
Damage to infrastructure by Hurricane Katrina, Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Alabama, Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Florida, Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Louisiana, Effect of Hurricane Katrina on the United States, Hurricane katrina effects by region, Non-Tropical Effects of Hurricane Katrina.