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8/26/05- Fort Lauderdale, FL

Four Dead As Katrina Plows Through South Florida

With four deaths and a trail of debris, Hurricane Katrina is leaving its mark on southern Florida.

The slow-moving storm flooded streets, darkened homes and felled trees with wind gusts reaching 92 miles-an-hour. It's expected to drop torrents of wind-blown rain in the effected area for much of the day. Weather officials say flooding is a major concern. Some areas have already gotten more than two feet of rain.

In Key Biscayne, flooding forced dozens of families to evacuate their homes. Three mobile home parks in Davie have considerable damage, including lost roofs. And an overpass under construction in Miami-Dade County collapsed onto a highway. Nobody was hurt, but it's shutdown 20 blocks of a major freeway.

In the Florida Keys, a tornado damaged a hanger and a number of airplanes at the airport in Marathon.

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