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Reply #32: K was a strong Cat 3 when it hit Buras, pushing a Cat 5 storm surge as the post pointed out above. [View All]

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Brotherjohn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-27-08 03:40 PM
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32. K was a strong Cat 3 when it hit Buras, pushing a Cat 5 storm surge as the post pointed out above.
Edited on Wed Aug-27-08 03:44 PM by Brotherjohn
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/TCR-AL122005_Katrina.pdf

It had been a Cat 5 less than a day before.

The surge was higher (28 ft) than Camille's, and the storm itself was bigger, which is why parts of the Gulf Coast flooded that weren't flooded by Camille.
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