Climate Crisis

Do you live here? Maps reveal the U.S. regions most at risk of floods

Costal and inland flooding alike will shape the nation’s future.

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As the climate crisis causes sea levels to rise, many costal areas in the U.S. have to meet a recurring problem: floods.

Intense storms and increased rainfall have caused historic inland floods as well.

Communities in Michigan, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania were slammed with intense floods in 2021, causing casualties and extensive property damage.