Claim: Police speed camera photograph shows car blown at 133 MPH by Hurricane Katrina.
Example:[Collected via e-mail, 2005]
You know those speed trap cameras police often use to catch speeders? Well, apparently one of them in New Orleans was still functioning during Hurricane Katrina and caught this infraction . . . Notice the speed caught in the black square!
Origins: This image, purportedly of an automobile blown airborne at Hurricane Katrina's 130 MPH winds and captured by a New Orleans police radar camera (which subsequently issued it a speeding ticket), is fairly obviously a composite of different images and text overlays. (Presumably the jape originated here.)
The storm image onto which the other components were overlaid is in fact a frame from a video of 2004's Hurricane Charley making landfall in Florida: