In Oklahoma, nearly 210,000 people are living in areas at elevated risk of inland flooding.
The most extreme precipitation events have increased in every region of the contiguous states since the 1950s.
Heavy downpours are something Oklahoma, along with the rest of the nation, could expect more of as the world warms and the atmosphere sucks up more moisture... More
Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... 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
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