• WNC Featured Flood Event: Inland Flooding

    12 November 2020

    Flooding of non-coastal regions can be caused by coastal storm events, but inland flooding can also result from other sources such as intense and prolonged rainfall events and spring snowmelt, which also frequently occur outside of FEMA-designated high hazard flood zones.
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  • WNC Featured Flood Event: Sunny Day Flooding

    27 October 2020

    The temporary flooding of low-lying areas due to exceptionally high tides is also referred to as "sunny day flooding," where storms are not directly responsible for rising flood waters. Unlike hurricanes or other tracked storm events, Sunny day flooding can catch citizens by complete surprise as clear skies provide no warning of the impending inundation of flood waters.
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