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Penn State Researchers Investigating How Global Warming Affects Flood Risk in PA Communities

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Hurricane Ida rainstorms that drenched the Northeast region of the Monongahela River lap on the bank landing near the Regis R. Malady Bridge, at Elizabeth, Pa. on Sept. 2, 2021.

Pennsylvania is likely to face more extreme rainfall and flooding by 2050 because of climate change. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports researchers at Penn State are using climate data to see how global warming will affect flood risk in communities across the commonwealth.

(Original air-date: 12/29/21)