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The Nature of Flooding will keep changing

If it seems that rain events are more intense and frequent than they used to be, it’s because they are. Precipitation patterns absolutely have changed over the last several years. Welcome to the “new normal,” but don’t get...

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Signs of the Times? Drought, Flood & Fire

Two weeks ago, the weather experts were talking about how 2011 could turn out to be the driest July on record for the Chicago area. Well, driving to work today, I heard the news that July 2011 is now officially the wettest...

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