Delaware Inland Flooding

In Delaware, there are nearly 29,000 people living in areas that are at an elevated risk of inland flooding.

To determine the future inland flood threat, we examined the frequency of high water runoff that could lead to flooding threats both currently and in the future.

3.1 million gallons of sewage spilled in Delaware from Hurricane Sandy.

What's Happening with Inland Flooding?

North Carolina

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

New research using GPS and prehistoric data has shown that nearly the entire coast is affected, from Massachusetts to Florida and parts of Maine... More

Virginia

Sea Level Rise Could Help Marshes Ease Flooding

Newly published modeling shows that a looming acceleration in sea level rise could further accelerate the spread of marshes worldwide... More

Georgia

What a Warmer Future Means for Southeastern Wildfires

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

New York

Sandy’s Surge Was Extreme. It Could Become Normal

The risk posed by future storms like Sandy is only going to increase due to climate change. The potential for stronger storms and rising seas mean Sandy-level flooding could could occur once every 23 years as opposed to once every 400... More

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