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This Sunday marks 10 years since Category 5, Hurricane Katrina first struck and did some type of damage to many parts of the United States.

While it may have not been as extensive as in places like Louisiana, in our home state of Pennsylvania, at least two tornadoes formed from Hurricane Katrina and touched down in the southern-central part of the commonwealth. Several trees were knocked over and many homes were damaged from them.

Many places in our area suffered major flooding including Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA.

In total, Hurricane Katrina caused 1,833 counted fatalities. It was the most costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States, and one of the most deadliest, being in the top five.

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