Aerial View of the Carolina Beach Oceanfront Looking North

Well, this headline really puts some things into perspective. Doesn’t it? Well, two Carolina cities are expected to be underwater by 2050. Climate change is clearly a big deal for many of us throughout the country, but especially in certain cities in America. Savoteur is naming the 15 cities that are projected to be underwater by 2050. WOW!

Grab those life jackets and be ready to either swim or move. Now, of course, this is not going to happen overnight but it is nice to know about certain cities in the country that you may be calling home one day. So, if you are wondering what cities are the ones to be aware of then this list may help you. Right now, we’re focusing on the Carolina cities that made this list. Check out which Carolina cities are expected to be underwater below and tell us what you think!

  • Charleston, South Carolina

    Well, this one may not have come as a surprise if we’re being honest. Charleston, South Carolina is known for some flooding and water issues for sure. But, expected to be underwater by 2050 is kind of wild. This charming little city is bound to be underwater due to hurricanes and sea-level increases in the area. As damaging as many hurricanes have been to Charleston, this is a bit sad to contemplate it all potentially being gone.

  • Wilmington, North Carolina

    Alright now North Carolina, don’t get too comfortable. North Carolina is home to one city that may be under water as well. Of course, another beach town it is Wilmington, North Carolina. This coastal city is expected to be underwater for the same reasons as Charleston. With a mixture of hurricanes and sea level rise can cause a city to be gone for sure. Now, this report is not to say this will certainly happen but it is interesting to note and keep in mind.

     

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