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Coastal flooding increasing along East Coast of U.S.
A sharp rise in flooding the last 40 years seems to correlate with an 8-inch average rise in sea levels over the past century.
An analysis of tidal levels and flood data by the news organization Reuters concludes that flooding has increased along the Eastern Seaboard over the past four decades. During that period, the number of days a year that tidal waters reached or exceeded National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration flood thresholds more than tripled in many places. The trend roughly tracks a global rise in sea levels, with an average rise of 8 inches in the past century, according to the 2014 National Climate Assessment.
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