Oregon Coastal Flooding

Today, Oregon has 9,000 people at risk of coastal flooding. By 2050, an additional 7,000 people are projected to be at risk due to sea level rise.

Historic carbon emissions have already locked in enough future sea level rise to submerge most of the homes in each of several hundred American towns and cities...

Sea level threats down to zip code

Type a coastal place name in Oregon and find local projections, maps and potential impacts on people, infrastructure, and much more with our interactive tool.

What's Happening with Coastal Flooding?

Oregon

Pacific Northwest’s ‘Wet Drought’ Possible Sign of Future

California isn't the only place suffering drought; the Pacific Northwest is suffering from a lack of snow... More

Wyoming

Large Wildfires Are Now More Common and Destructive

Spring and summer — two key seasons for wildfires — have warmed 2.1°F across the West, on average... More

California

West Likely to Be Stormier With Climate Change

The types of storms that brought heavy snow and rain to the West this winter, triggering landslides and floods while easing stubborn droughts, are likely to become stronger and more frequent... More

Washington

Wildfires Are Ruining the National Park Service’s Birthday

Smoke from large wildfires is obscuring some of the stunning vistas that inspired the preservation of these places and the creation of the National Park Service in the first place... More

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