Since 2000, the southeastern Atlantic coast has seen a 160% increase in high tide flooding, the number of days when coastal water levels reach or exceed a half meter over the long-term average highest tides.
CoreLogic has updated its Risk Quantification and Engineering tool amid California wildfires to include U.S. Wildfire and U.S. Severe Convective Storm models to support the mortgage and insurance industries in better assessing natural disaster risk.
Hanging over the Sonoma County, Calif., housing market is the damage done by the most destructive wildfires in state history. The fires of October claimed 24 lives and burned nearly 5,300 homes in the county.