SLIDESHOW: US Hurricanes By The Numbers
9. Hurricane Rita (2005)
Landfall Category: 3
U.S. Damage: $11.8 billion
Date of storm: Sept. 20-26, 2004
U.S. areas affected: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas
Rosa Machado (center) of Lafite, La., walks through waist-deep flood water as a neighbor's trailer burns following Hurricane Rita's late September passage through the area.