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Rising Sea Levels Could Boost Storm Surges
2012-03-16 05:19:24

Sea level rise due to global warming has already doubled the annual risk of coastal flooding of historic proportions across widespread areas of the United States, according to a new report from Climate Central.

2012-03-14 13:40:49

Nearly four million Americans, occupying a combined area larger than the state of Maryland, find themselves at risk of severe flooding as sea levels rise in the coming century.

2012-03-09 10:34:54

On the one-year anniversary of the devastating Japanese tsunami, engineers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Tsunami Research Center are working with the State of California to better understand the damaging currents caused by tsunamis.

Storm Of The Century May Become Storm Of The Decade
2012-02-24 08:40:22

As the Earth's climate changes, the worst inundations from hurricanes and tropical storms could become far more common in low-lying coastal areas, a new study suggests.

Climate Change Could Speed Up Storm Frequency
2012-02-14 12:59:47

According to new research by MIT, climate change could make events like last year's Hurricane Irene happen every three to 20 years, instead of once a century.

2012-01-10 08:00:00

In the midst of all the chaos, nationwide disaster restoration network Water Damage Local.com is dispatching flood cleanup service providers to homes affected by the storms. Houston,


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

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