Monthly Archives: August 2005


Before The Storm…Hurricane Katrina Report Part I

Satellite Photo - Hurricane Katrina

Satellite Photo – Hurricane Katrina

Editors Note: The original version of this diary was posted on the DailyKos Website titled Hurricane Katrina Report from the Front Lines…. This story was posted the day prior to Hurricane Katrina, when the hurricane was in the news and readers were presumed to have background knowledge. This version is revised to incorporate background info a reader would not have months or years from now.

This is the first of a multi-part series documenting my personal experiences with what has since been called “The Greatest Natural Disaster to Hit the US.” Continue reading