Hurricane Rita In New Orleans

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Chapter 2: New Orleans was one of the cities that were greatly affected by Hurricane Rita. The population before Hurricane Rita (2005) in New Orleans was 445,188. The temperatures in July are usually 81.9° F Hurricane Rita was especially dangerous to New Orleans because it is a peninsula. A peninsula is a piece of land that is almost surrounded by water. The bodies of water that surround New Orleans are the Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain which connects to Lake Borgne, and the Gulf of Mexico.

Chapter 3:A month prior to Hurricane Rita was Hurricane Katrina so there was much to be dealt with at one time. Hurricane Rita formed on September 17, 2005 and ended September 26, 2005. In that span of time, it was said to have caused the one

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