Hurricane Rita Hits Gulf as Category 5
Hurricane Rita has once again exceeded the forecaster’s predictions and is now a Category 5 storm.
Rita Swirls Into 165-Mph Monster in Gulf (AP)
Hospital and nursing home patients were evacuated and as many as 1 million other people were ordered to clear out along the Gulf Coast on Wednesday as Hurricane Rita turned into a Category-5, 165-mph monster that could pound Texas and bring more misery to New Orleans by week’s end.
Here we go again.