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Increase in rain-on-snow flood risk in many mountain regions of the western US, Canada

Increase in rain-on-snow flood risk in many mountain regions of the western US, Canada

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Some areas of the western U.S. and Canada will likely experience flooding caused by rain falling on snowpack and could more than double by the end of this century due to climate change. This is according to a new research conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and published in the journal Nature Climate Change.