Climate change means more mosquito days, increasing Zika risk.
By 2050, the typical number of heat wave days in Alabama is projected to increase from 15 to more than 70 days a year.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
More than 160,000 people living in Alabama are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
By 2050, the severity of widespread summer drought is projected to almost double in Alabama.
A Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically.
More than 2.8 million people living in Alabama, or 59 percent of the state's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.
Atlantic hurricane season is seeing more major storms
Today, Alabama has 27,000 people at risk of coastal flooding. By 2050, an additional 7,000 people are projected to be at risk due to sea level rise.
Type a coastal place name in Alabama and find local projections, maps and potential impacts on people, infrastructure, and much more with our interactive tool
Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts... More
Tinder-dry conditions that have resulted from months with little to no rain and toasty fall temperatures have allowed the fires to reach unusual heights. More
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A combination of rising populations and rising seas could see millions of Americans living in homes that flood regularly during the decades ahead... More