According to a 2014 White House National Climate Assessment report, an analysis of rainfall patterns in Iowa shows that there has been a significant increase in the number of days with heavy rainfall, despite no increase in total annual precipitation. Major cities across Iowa have suffered multi-million dollar losses from floods over the past two decades. Do you know some of the history and facts behind flooding in Iowa?
[quiz key=”1SGZi2oAo2Aww9sn-P_XmgUb0I4MRAkhmO6LJsmy3b8c” byline=”Quiz By: Clare McCarthy” title=”Increased Heavy Rainfall And The Effects of Climate Change” source=”The White House: Office of the Press Secretary, National Weather Service, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management, United States Geological Survey, Gendisasters.com, National Wildlife Federation, Environmental Protection Agency, Earth Observatory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, Environment Agency” answerstyle=”bullets” ]
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