PHOTOS: Remembering Hurricane Rita evacuation 10 years ago

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Hurricane Rita evacuees were trapped in gridlock for nearly 24 hours, September 2005. (AP Photo)</span></div>
Ten years ago: Hurricane Rita swirled toward the Gulf Coast as a Category 5, 165-mph monster as more than 1.3 million people in Texas and Louisiana were evacuated, with many stuck on the roads for hours and hours in gridlocked traffic.

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