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Sea Rise Will Bring Severe Floods to Silicon Valley

Climate Central: Thirty-year-old Gustavo Leal remembers the floodwaters reaching the doorstep of his family home in East Palo Alto. "It was bad enough that you couldn't get out of your driveway,' he said. Next time the floodwaters could swamp the entire house. That's the findings of a new study released today by Climate Central, a research and journalism organization. In February 1998, an El Niño storm brought high-speed winds combined with abnormally high sea levels that wreaked havoc in the Bay Area. El Niño...