CNN Radio News report from 9:00 am - August 27, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina, upgraded to a Category 3 Hurricane was building strength. But it wasn't quite known where it was heading next.
August 27, 2010

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Hurricane Katrina as of August 27, 2005


Five years ago today, if you lived in the Gulf region you would have had your ear glued to the radio and eyes cast warily to the sky. As of this broadcast, from CNN Radio News at 9:00 am EDT, Katrina had been upgraded to a Category 3, it had crossed Florida where it left 7 dead and over a million without power and was heading "somewhere between Mississippi and Louisiana".

And people were getting nervous.

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or not . . .

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