Video Explainer About Midwest Flooding Flooding in America is getting more frequent and severe. Climate change is driving it.
NPR logo WATCH: Flooding In The U.S. Is Getting Worse

WATCH: Flooding In The U.S. Is Getting Worse

If you live in a flood-prone place your whole life, it's more likely than not you will experience a 100-year flood.

That's because climate change is causing flooding in America to get more frequent and severe. In some parts of the Midwest and East Coast, extreme rain has already increased more than 50% since the early 1900s.

Watch the video above to learn more.