The Flood Insurance Rate Maps produced by FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Association, highlight flood-risk and hazard areas. The maps also designate the areas where insurance premiums are higher due to the flood ... More » Business & Finance Insurance

Flood Zone X is an area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as having a moderate or minimal risk of flooding, explains FEMA. On the Flood Insurance Rate Map, Zone X shaded refers to an area with moderat... More » Business & Finance Insurance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency produces and distributes all official flood plain maps, which are available on the website as well as from most insurance agencies and county planning commissions. The FEM... More » Geography
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