Before and after photos of Hurricane Katrina flooding - includes all areas around Lakes Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas. "The first image shows the same area before Katrina hit, showing red throughout New Orleans. The second image was captured on August 31, 2005, showing large areas of New Orleans and the adjacent Gulf Coast inundated with water."
Pass Manchac Lighthouse, Louisiana ~ Seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, slow-moving Hurricane Isaac soaked the Gulf Coast in August 2012 and caused Pass Manchac Lighthouse to topple into the waters of Lake Pontchartrain. Given the difficult economic times, many believe Pass Manchac Lighthouse is likely gone forever.
Kim Coleman (left) and Sandy Arconti Atanasoff (right), both of Danbury, take a moment to admire their repainting job on Dog Rock, located across from Candlewood Lake Town Park in Danbury. Photo: / Katrina Koerting