NOAA says that if the current population trends continue, the United States coastal population will grow from 123 million people to nearly 134 million people smugly ensconced in coastal communities by 2020.
The agency noted the coasts are already crowed and the projected increase in population will put more people at risk from extreme coastal weather and storms like Sandy. Get out! Get out while you still can! I hear the Midwest and Northeast are both nice and roomy.
However, don’t be surprised when a storm like Sandy affects you when you thought it wouldn’t because you don’t live on the Atlantic