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Coronavirus & Flooding Set to Collide in USA — New Union of Concerned Scientists Analysis

April 12th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Last month, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its seasonal forecast for the spring flooding season, I was jolted into a reality that some people in the US are already experiencing: extreme weather stops for no virus. Just days after NOAA’s forecast came out, the flooding arrived: floodwaters from heavy rains in central and southern Ohio required the evacuation of dozens of people, leading one local sheriff to state, “God knows how we will figure it out with COVID-19.”



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