Along the East Coast, rainy days, high tides and sea rise make floods a part of life

NOAA flood map, new jersey

NIGEL CHIWAYA / NBC NEWS – Flooding is becoming a way of life along the Mid-Atlantic coast.

In Atlantic City, New Jersey, residents along one street deal with ankle-deep flood waters on a rainy day, with even higher floodwaters arriving with every new moon.

In southern Virginia Beach, Virginia, a bit of rain and a strong wind from the south is enough to bring water from the Back Bay onto farmland.

And in Norfolk’s Hague neighborhood, high tides spill water from the Elizabeth Creek into the streets, making roads impassable, damaging cars and snarling …

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