In 2005, residents in the Florida Keys were ordered to evacuate in advance of Tropical Storm Rita, which grew into a major storm with 180 mph winds before weakening to a Category 3 storm when it made landfall between Texas and Louisiana just three weeks after Katrina hit New Orleans.
In 2005, residents in the Florida Keys were ordered to evacuate in advance of Tropical Storm Rita, which grew into a major storm with 180 mph winds before weakening to a Category 3 storm when it made landfall between Texas and Louisiana just three weeks after Katrina hit New Orleans. ROBERT SULLIVAN AFP
In 2005, residents in the Florida Keys were ordered to evacuate in advance of Tropical Storm Rita, which grew into a major storm with 180 mph winds before weakening to a Category 3 storm when it made landfall between Texas and Louisiana just three weeks after Katrina hit New Orleans. ROBERT SULLIVAN AFP

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