High water from Hurricane Rita sits in Lake Charles, Louisiana, after the storm pushed ashore Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005.
An emergency vehicle is seen rushing by the broken out windows of a downtown business in Lake Charles following landfall of Hurricane Rita Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005.
Sailboats are tossed against a railroad track near downtown Lake Charles, La., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2006, as Hurricane Rita continues to make land fall.
Mitzi Hodge inspects downtown Lake Charles, La., early on Saturday Sept. 24, 2005. Rita made landfall at 3:30 a.m. EDT as a Category 3 storm just east of Sabine Pass, on the Texas-Louisiana line, bringing top winds of 120 mph and warnings of up to 25 inches of rain, the National Hurricane Center said.
A semi-truck sits stopped on a bridge after high winds stopped and damaged it in Lake Charles, Louisiana, after Hurricane Rita pushed ashore, Sept. 24, 2005.