Katrina headline writers prepping: “Katastrophe” “Kategory 5”: Weather.com is reporting that Katrina is the “4th strongest” Atlantic hurricane ever recorded.
Hurricane Katrina is an extremely dangerous Category 5 storm on the
Saffir-Simpson scale. Maximum sustained winds are at 175 mph. Katrina
continues not only grow stronger, but it continues to grow larger.
Hurricane-force winds extend 90 miles from the center on the eastern
side of Katrina, 75 miles to the northwest and 50 miles to the
southwest. Sustained tropical storm force winds are not far from the
Gulf Coast and should move in later this afternoon….
Effects from Katrina will not be confined to coastal areas. Once
Hurricane Katrina makes landfall, it will progress inland Monday into
Tuesday with a trail of flooding rains and damaging winds across
Mississippi and Alabama and then into Tennessee.
Update: Katrina targeting U.S. oil operations: This is either a lot of “crying wolf” or we’re going to paying a lot for a gallon of gas in the coming weeks.