A national program sells flood insurance to millions of Americans—using flood projections that are sometimes decades out of date. The post The Great Lie of American Flood Risk appeared first on WIRED.
Hurricane Matthew has drowned or swept away millions of chickens, turkeys, and hogs in North Carolina's rural landscape. The post Millions of Farm Animals Fall Victim to Hurricane Matthew appeared first on WIRED.
When a tropical depression like Hermine threatens inundation, Florida says not today. The post Florida's Flood Control Says Not Today to Tropical Storm Hermine appeared first on WIRED.
Rebuilding after events like Louisiana's floods will take insurance that actually reflects the increasing risks of climate change. The post How Climate Change Will Redraw Louisiana's Flood Maps appeared first on WIRED.
Over 15 inches of rain fell on parts of Houston early Monday morning. The post The Storm Over Houston Has Been Dropping a Month of Rain an Hour appeared first on WIRED.
The jet stream abandoned a California weather system in Mexico. The post The Rain That's Saving the West Is Drowning the South appeared first on WIRED.
The 15-foot waves will help study how manmade structures—breakwaters, seawalls, giant concrete blocks—stand up to crashing waves and giant storms.
The post The Dutch Built a Massive Wave Machine to Study Flooding appeared first on WIRED.