Community Name: Name of the community Zone: The type of flood zone as specified by FEMA.
Panel: The panel number of the paper map associated with this flood zone area.
If the location falls within a flood zone, the report estimates what the water depth would be during the 100 year flood.
Census Tract: Census tracts are small, relatively permanent statistical subdivisions of a county or statistically equivalent entity delineated by local participants as part of the U. Census Bureaus participant statistical areas program. However, CDS covers all areas where FEMA maps are available.
The Base Flood Elevation can be returned from the FEMA flood maps where available.
This will tell you if you are near a high-risk zone or if you are not in one.
*Additionally, using the Flood Report along with the aerial images and manual placement, you can ensure that your structure is being plotted in exact location.
This is an excellent screening tool if you're concerned with properties falling within flood-prone areas.
Fields: Fields: SFHA, Within 250 Feet, Community Number, Community Name, Zone, Panel, , telling whether or not the property falls within the SFHA zone.
For property underwriters and agents who are looking to increase accuracy, productivity and overall speed of operations, the Risk Meter Online is an Internet application used to automate property risk reports.
By simply typing in an address, underwriters and agents can get back natural hazard information for a given policy location.
The idea is to identify flood risks that may be present even if the location is not in a flood zone.