Global warming predicted to raise sea level on West Coast up to 4 feet in places

Oregonian: Expect more flooding and coastal erosion as global sea levels rise more than previously predicted over the next century, according to a study released Friday. Some parts of the Pacific Coast will see several inches higher in coming decades, and by the year 2100, places may need to brace for up to 4 1/2 feet rises. Throw in a major earthquake off the coast of Oregon and the land could drop further causing sea levels to rise more than 3 feet. Grim estimates from the National Research Council found......

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