|Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
WASHINGTON — Along much of America’s coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
Scientists blame rising seas, saying this is one of the ways global warming is changing everyday lives.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration studied coastal trends in what it calls nuisance flooding, where no one is hurt but people have to deal with flooded roads and buildings.
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