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Hurricane Rita:
A Comparison of Winds and Storm Surge

Montra Lockwood, Service Hydrologist
Felix Navejar, Science & Operations Officer
Sam Shamburger, Meteorologist
 
 
SW Louisiana map image for Rita To view the report for Southwest Louisiana, click here.
For graphical wind & storm surge data for Southwest Louisiana, click here.
Lake Charles surge map image for Rita For river crest data for Southwest Louisiana, click here.
For storm surge flooding data for downtown Lake Charles, click here.

To view the report for South-Central Louisiana, click here.
For graphical wind & storm surge data for South-Central Louisiana,
 click here.

S-C Louisiana map image for Rita
SE Texas map image for Rita To view the report for Southeast Texas, click here.
For graphical wind & storm surge data for Southeast Texas, click here.
 
Hurricane flag image For even more information on Hurricane Rita, click here!

Questions about this article and its associated data should be forwarded to the National Weather Service Office in Lake Charles and its authors. You can reach these individuals by phone at 337-477-5285, and by email at Felix.Navejar@noaa.gov, Montra.Lockwood@noaa.gov, or Sam.Shamburger@noaa.gov.
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A special thanks goes to David Hotz, Senior Forecaster at NWS Morristown, TN for creating a special program that produced the hurricane data and observation graphics found in this report!

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