Study finds Texas's annual risk of extreme rainfall will rise from 1 to 18 percent

So much for the storm of the century. A new study suggests that massive hurricanes like Harvey are expected to strike Houston and Texas with much greater frequency in the future than they do now. Why? Blame our changing climate. According to a study published Monday in PNAS, the odds of Harvey-like...

Study finds Texas's annual risk of extreme rainfall will rise from 1 to 18 percent

As the city of Houston continues to recover and rebuild following the historic flooding unleashed by Hurricane Harvey, the region will also have to prepare for a future in which storms of Harvey's ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Global warming makes 'biblical' rain like that from Hurricane Harvey much more likely

The odds of a storm dumping Harvey-like rain on Texas have increased sixfold in just the past 25 years, thanks to man-made climate change, a new study said.        

Tue 14 Nov 17 from USA today

Harvey's 'Biblical' rainfall is getting more likely

The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey , have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of the century, ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Daily Mail

In Texas, odds of Hurricane Harvey rainfall could rise to nearly 1 in 5 per year by 2100

So much for the storm of the century. A new study suggests that massive hurricanes like Harvey are expected to strike Houston and Texas with much greater frequency in the future than they do ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from L.A. Times

Harvey-scale rains could hit Texas 18x more often by the end of the century

The risk of a half-meter of rain may have already gone up by a factor of six.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Ars Technica

Harvey's 'Biblical' rainfall is getting more likely

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from AP

Texas' odds of Harvey-scale rainfall to increase by end of century

An MIT study finds Texas' risk of Harvey-scale rainfall will increase by the end of this century. By 2100, the annual probability of Hurricane Harvey's record rainfall returning to Texas will ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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