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What is nuisance flooding?

30 July 2014, 3:44 pm

Annapolis, Maryland, pictured here in 2012, saw the greatest increase in nuisance flooding in a recent NOAA study. (Credit: With permission from Amy McGovern.)

"Nuisance" flooding--flooding that leads to public inconveniences such as road closures--are increasingly common as coastal sea levels rise.

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