Coast & Ocean
High-tide Flooding More Frequent at Shore, Report Says
Number of flooding days in mid-Atlantic region jumps 350% between 2000 and 2023
JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – The Jersey Shore is seeing more so-called high-tide flooding as seas rise with climate change, according to a new federal government report, and the problem could worsen with the coming arrival of the El Nino weather pattern.
Shore towns, like communities along the rest of the U.S. coastline, are increasingly subject to floods that have nothing to do with storms but are driven by tides that are 1–2 feet above average …