NASA & NOAA Now Understand Killer Hurricane Katrina’s Deadly Details | Video

Data from the GOES-5 satellite drove this simulation, illuminating the wind intensities and water vapor transport powering the massive category 5 storm, which ravaged New Orleans, Louisiana and adjoining areas in 2005. Katrina is considered one for the 5 deadliest storms in American history.

credit : NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Bill Putman