Hurricane Katrina in Florida

Hurricane Katrina made its first US landfall fifteen years ago today. Before Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast becoming the deadliest US Hurricane since 1928, it made landfall in southern Florida where it claimed 12 lives and did plenty of damage.

On this week’s Florida History Podcast we look back at Katrina’s south Florida landfall and its impact on the Florida Panhandle.

Katrina makes landfall in southern Broward County as a Category 1 Hurricane/ National Hurricane Center

You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), SpotifyGoogleApple PodcastsRadio PublicBreakerOvercastCastro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public and Breaker have App Store apps for free which enable you to subscribe and listen on your iPhone if you do not use the Apple Podcast app. We release a new episode weekly.

All the episodes can be found here

So Fla Watches/Warnings from NHC. Note forecast path was way off after landfall

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