Yaneisy Duenas, left, and Ferando Sanudo walk through the flooded parking lot to their boat at the Haulover Marine Center on Nov. 14, 2016, in northeast Miami-Dade. Recent Florida International University research indicates that some inland areas will be subject to more groundwater-related flooding in the future as sea level rises.
Yaneisy Duenas, left, and Ferando Sanudo walk through the flooded parking lot to their boat at the Haulover Marine Center on Nov. 14, 2016, in northeast Miami-Dade. Recent Florida International University research indicates that some inland areas will be subject to more groundwater-related flooding in the future as sea level rises. Joe Raedle Getty Images
Yaneisy Duenas, left, and Ferando Sanudo walk through the flooded parking lot to their boat at the Haulover Marine Center on Nov. 14, 2016, in northeast Miami-Dade. Recent Florida International University research indicates that some inland areas will be subject to more groundwater-related flooding in the future as sea level rises. Joe Raedle Getty Images

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