QUICK-TIP: Using Google Earth to View FIRMs

NewImageNeed to quickly check to see which flood zone a property is in? Have Google Earth installed on your computer (it’s free, though you may need administrative rights to install it on your computer)? FEMA has a page explaining how to get those pesky FIRMs into your mapping system. Read about it here:

Using the National Flood Hazard Layer Web Map Service (WMS) in Google Earth

(More on how to find and interpret FIRMs on our Interpreting FIRMs and FIS Reports page)

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