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Sunny Day Flooding

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“State of Change” showcases human-centered portraits of North Carolinians’ experiences with the...

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Most people associate floods with storms and hurricanes. But coastal cities all along the Eastern Seaboard are experiencing a huge increase in "nuisance" or "sunny day" flooding — when it floods on a normal, sunny day. Find out why these floods are happening, and what cities can do about them.


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