Rapid Attribution of the Extreme Rainfall in Texas from Tropical Storm Imelda

Sept. 30, 2019

A new rapid analysis carried out by an international team of scientists, among them CIMES Director Gabe Vecchi, professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and former CICS Researcher Karin van der Wiel (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)), concludes that the extreme rainfall and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Imelda was made more likely and intense due to global warming.

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