‘Unprecedented’ flooding event in Detroit fits global warming pattern

Mashable: Detroit received 4.57 inches of rain in just a few hours on Monday, breaking its record for that date and coming in second place for the all-time wettest calendar day, behind a 4.74 inch deluge in July of 1925. The heavy rain -- which included more than an inch of rain falling in just 24 minutes -- led to some of the most widespread flash flooding on record in the Motor City. Every major interstate was affected by the flooding, which longtime weather forecasters in the area called an unprecedented......

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