New Jersey shore sees sea level change — and it can’t be denied

Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY – Four nor’easters hit New Jersey in March, disrupting everyday life, flooding coastal streets and forcing some island residents to find higher ground or risk being stranded.

The rain had stopped March 25, yet Suzanne Leary Hornick found herself warning members of the Ocean City NJ Flooding Facebook page tidal flooding was again making 30th Street impassable.

Rising sea level is turning small storms into big problems for island and coastal communities, and creating nuisances on days when the sun may be out …

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