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Frances Davenport

Frances Davenport

Frances Davenport is a postdoctoral research fellow in Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University.

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Climate change is making flooding worse: 3 reasons the world is seeing more deluges

By: - July 18, 2022

Heavy rains set off flash flooding in the mountains of southwest Virginia and eastern Tennessee on July 12. Rivers quickly inundated homes and a campground, swept away cars and blocked access to damaged communities with mudslides and debris. In June, flooding hit mountains in the Western U.S., where rain combined with melting snow can be […]