Pummeled by Wilma
Wilma’s waves and winds hit Cuba and Florida as Mexico mops up.
Wilma bears down
Hurricane Wilma hits Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, while Florida prepares for the storm's next move.
Stan's Rising toll
Torrential rains from Hurricane Stan cause mudslides and flooding in Central America.
Storm fronts: Katrina and Rita
Rebuilding from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita is a complex mix of social, economic and political pressures. Click to see how these forces are playing out in America’s recovery efforts.
Sept. 27: Cleaning up
After hurricanes Katrina and Rita, residents of New Orleans are slowly returning to their homes to begin the long process of building back what was lost.
Sept. 26: Double destruction
Residents have begun returning home as the Gulf Coast slowly repairs damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Sept. 25: Picking up the pieces
As floodwaters soak Louisiana again, residents rescue loved ones and look to reclaim the land.
Sept. 24: Rita roars onto land
Hurricane Rita comes ashore late in the night, flooding low lying areas and snaping power lines that set buildings on fire.
Sept. 23: Rita's rising waters
New Orleans faces new flooding and some evacuees are left behind in Texas as hundreds of thousands of people flee from the hurricane.
Sept. 22: Fleeing Rita
Evacuees face snarled traffic and gas shortages as the flee the path of Hurricane Rita.
A weathered past
In September 1900 a hurricane hit Galveston, Texas that killed more than 6,000 people. Sixty years later category 4 Hurricane Carla came ashore and caused over $300 million in damage.