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Evaluating Flood Risk is Not One of Our Strong Points

Stop, Look, Pay Attention, Have a Plan Hurricanes are synonymous with flooding, and the National Weather Service tracks them from when they form to their final dissipation, so why are we constantly surprised by the flooding? Ida blew in off the Gulf of Mexico as a Category 4 storm, and news warnings accompanied it for Read More…

Water and Megadroughts
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Water and Megadroughts

The rise and fall of civilizations The corners of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah come together in the dry reaches of the American Southwest. This area, known as the Four Corners region, is rich with harsh but beautiful desert landscapes and encompasses many scenic national monuments and national parks. Long before today, the area Read More…