Irene vs. Katrina

Behemoth of a storm: Hurricane Irene

Did you know that the six-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina bearing down on New Orleans is the same day Hurricane Irene is expected to hit our area?

While Katrina was a much more powerful storm in terms of wind speed, rain and storm surge – Irene is notably larger, and affecting a much more densely populated section of the country.

Hurricane Irene compared to Hurricane Katrina - Irene vs. Katrina

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