Climate change isn't just about rising sea levels. It'll bring about extreme heat, drought, wildfires, and inland flooding. Every state in the U.S. will be hit in some way.
Climate Central, a group including ICF International, various climate scientists and journalists, recently released a report that assesses the threats all 50 states will face and their current level of preparedness for those threats.
The Sunshine State stands out for both its endangerment and its indifference to those dangers. It faces all five climate threats, including droughts and wildfires. It gets an F grade for "coastal flood preparedness." And it ranks first in the country for inland flooding and second for extreme heat (it's projected to see a seven-fold increase in heatwaves by 2050). In climate terms, it has a big "hit me" sign on its back.
Texas, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, and Arkansas all received an F for preparedness. California, on the other hand, received an A overall, with good scores in each of the five climate change threat categories (drought, inland flooding, coastal flooding, wildfires, and extreme heat). This may be a result of the state plan called Safeguarding California that was released last year.