November 14, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, NOAA sea level rise expert William Sweet answered questions in a Climate.gov tweet chat about sea level rise and U.S. high-tide flooding. 

May 29, 2019

Pulled from the Fourth National Climate Assessment report published in November 2018, this FAQ explains what we know about the connection between global warming and Atlantic hurricanes. 

Photo of a pier on Albermarle Sound at sunset
May 21, 2019

In North Carolina's Outer Banks, the coastal Town of Nags Head is vulnerable to flooding from heavy rain events, hurricanes, tropical storms, nor’easters, and storm surge. To add insult to injury, vulnerability is increasing with sea level rise. Town managers and residents recognized the need to build the town's resilience and moved forward to prioritize and plan.

November 8, 2017

Southern Florida experienced its highest tides of the year over the last couple of months leading to coastal flooding. 

September 18, 2017

Hurricane Harvey smashed into Texas a category 4 hurricane, the first since 2005 to make landfall in the US. But Harvey's impact was just beginning. 

June 9, 2017

In late May, cyclone Mora made landfall across Bangladesh, a country vulnerable to cyclones and sea level rise.

October 28, 2016

While not as bad as initially feared, a strong low pressure system brought gusty winds and rain to the Pacific Northwest in mid-October 2016.

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