Hurricane Katrina made landfall as a category 4 storm with winds at 175mph, gusts up to 215mph, and waves higher than 40 feet. And a complete bitch! She gave us a hit but you can’t keep the spirit of New Orleans down!
I suppose we should introduce ourselves: We’re South Louisiana. You probably already know that we talk funny and listen to strange music and eat things you’d probably hire an exterminator to get out of your yard. We dance even if there’s no radio. We drink at funerals. We talk too much and laugh too loud and live too large and frankly, we’re suspicious of others who don’t.” - Chris Rose
Check out how we’re doing on the recovery status by going here.
Keep looking forward New Orleans, but never forget! Here is some of the first news coverage after the storm: