UI study finds increase in heavy rainfall in upper Midwest


Photo by turtlemoon, Flickr.
Photo by turtlemoon, Flickr.

A study from the University of Iowa shows that heavy rainfall has become more frequent in the upper Midwest over the last 60 years.

This could be related to an increase in temperature in the region since warmer surface temperatures allow for more water to be absorbed by the atmosphere.

Read more about the study here.

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