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Hurricane Carla, the first Category 5 hurricane of the 1961 season, hitting Galveston, Texas (as a Category 4 hurricane) on September 11, 1961.

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Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.
from Live Science

Hurricane Katrina History and Numbers (Infographic)

Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.

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from Backpackerverse

10 Most Insanely Haunted Places to Visit in Jacksonville

While our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by Hurricane Matthew, we are compelled to share these frightening stories about the most haunted places to visit in Jacksonville. With a rich history, Jacksonville is

The only remaining house near the beach for miles after the1900 Storm. The Great Galveston Storm of Sept. 8–9, 1900, was the worst natural disaster in U.S. history in terms of human life. Loss of life has been estimated at 6,000 to 8,000, but the exact number has never been determined.

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The term hurricane is derived from Huracan, a god of evil recognized by an ancient tribe from Central America. In other parts of the world, hurricanes

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from NOLA.com

The Times-Picayune's Hurricane Katrina coverage among top ten works of journalism the past decade

The Times-Picayune's coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath -- the nation's most devastating and costly disaster -- has been named one of the top 10 works of journalism in the past decade by New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and a panel of distinguished judges.

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