At a Glance
- More than 300,000 coastal U.S. homes could be flooded regularly by high tides in the next 30 years, a new study finds.
- The culprit is sea level rise fueled by climate change, which is expected to cause “sunny day” flooding with more regularity in the coming decades.
- Under a worst-case scenario, these high-tide floods could happen once every two weeks along much of the U.S. coastline.
More than 300,000 homes along the United States coastline could face severe impacts from high-tide flooding within the next three decades, a new study has found.
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