Flooding worse than Sandy could hit Jersey Shore because of sea-level rise

Asbury Park Press: Look for more extreme coastal flooding locally — even worse than during superstorm Sandy — in upcoming decades, a climate expert said Friday. Ocean and Monmouth counties are “on the front lines of risk from sea level rise, from coastal storms and coastal flooding,” said Ben Strauss, vice president for climate impacts and director of the Program on Sea Level Rise at Climate Central in Princeton. “I think nationally, they’re among the hot spots at risk nationwide,” Strauss said. “I think sea......

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