Katrina Timeline

Published 1:12 am Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug. 29, 2005: Hurricane Katrina makes landfall as a category 3. Covington County receives wind and rain.

Aug. 30: Local National Guard unit deployed to South Alabama.

Evacuees housed in Red Cross Shelter at Adult Activity Center.

September: Gas stations running dry. $20 limits imposed.

Churches collect goods and food.

City sends trucks filled with goods to Meridian, Miss.

United Fund sets up special account for victims.

Red Level residents spend Labor Day opening shelter.