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Olympia faces flood hazard costs from sea level rise,
Earthquake would trigger 20-foot tsunami in Seattle!

Seattle’s Big Wheel and Space Needle can be seen along the Seattle waterfront.
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Sea-level rise in Olympia and a study shows an earthquake-caused tsunami in Seattle could trigger a huge wave

+ The Jolt News: Protection from sea-level rise suggested to cost Olympia $350 million – A significant flood hazard is associated with Capitol Lake even without rising sea levels.

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+ Weather.com: Earthquake Could Trigger 20-Foot Tsunami Waves in Seattle, Study Shows – A massive earthquake would trigger massive tsunami waves in Seattle that would arrive sooner and farther inland than previously thought. [see simulation] Read more

+ The Seattle Times: Earthquake would trigger 20-foot tsunami in Seattle within 3 minutes, state report says

+ The Bellingham Herald: Washington is at high risk of tsunamis and waves up to 42 feet tall, here’s how to prepare

Posted by Steve on August 13, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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