New Texas Flood Maps

Are you in a high-risk flood zone? See you home on the newest FEMA Flood Maps. New Maps Effective April, 2014


Texas – WEBWIRE – Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been working with county and municipal governments over the last several years to incorporate the best available data into new flood maps.

The new flood maps dictate the monthly premiums millions of American households pay for flood insurance. They are also designed to give homeowners and buyers the latest understanding of how likely their communities are to flood.

“FEMA is in the process of updating Flood Maps in every state,” says Bryan Baumann, senior mapping analyst at Second Look Flood. “Each year, thousands of homeowners that are wrongly placed in the high-risk flood zone, and those that should be there might not have adequate coverage when a flood does occur. Everyone should know about these updates.”

New Maps: Effective 04/02/2014

Arcola City Of  
Beasley, City Of           
Big Oaks         
Brazos County
Bryan, City Of              
Brazos County-wide      
Chelford, City of                      
College Station, City Of            
Fairchilds, Village Of    
First Colony     
Fort Bend County         
Fulshear, City Of          
Fort Bend County-wide             
Houston, City Of          
Houston, City Of          
Houston, City Of          
Katy, City Of    
Katy, City Of    
Katy, City Of    
Kendleton, Town Of
Meadows Place, City Of           
Mission Bend
Missouri City, City Of   
Needville, City Of
Orchard, City Of           
Pearland, City Of          
Pearland, City Of          
Pearland, City Of          
Pecan Grove    
Pleak, Village Of
Richmond, City Of        
Rosenberg, City Of      
Simonton, Village Of
Stafford, City Of          
Sugar Land, City Of
Thompsons, Town Of
West Keegans              
Weston Lake, City Of
Willow Fork Drainage District

New Maps: Effective 04/16/2014

Arp, City Of
Bullard, City Of
Giddings, City Of         
Hideaway, City Of
Lee County      
Lexington, Town Of      
Lindale, City Of            
New Chapel Hill, City Of
Noonday, City Of
Overton, City Of           
Overton, City Of                       
Smith County               
Smith County-wide       
Troup, City Of  
Troup, City Of  
Tyler, City Of    
Whitehouse, City Of                 
Winona, City Of

Regardless of flood zone, everyone should take steps to financially protect themselves from a flood disaster which affects far too many communities each year. The primary way to do this is by purchasing flood insurance. Since standard homeowner’s, business owner’s, and renter’s insurance doesn’t cover flood damage, flood insurance is an important consideration for everyone.

At Second Look Flood, expert mapping analysts manually research each property using multiple resources. An aerial overlay is constructed showing the property on the newest FEMA flood zone maps. Amendments are also identified, such as a Letter of Map Corrections (LOMC’s) – which are often missed by automated systems. “Every homebuyer and homeowner deserves the peace of mind of a well-trained mapping professional working on their behalf,” Baumann adds.

About Second Look Flood
Second Look Flood is a leading flood vendor located in St. Cloud, MN. The company offers the newest FEMA Flood Maps, Flood Risk Reports with overlay and Flood Determinations, Preliminary and Advisory Map research, and Nationwide Service. FEMA is in the process of updating Flood Maps in every state. For more information, FAQs, flood facts and more, visit www.secondlookflood.com.


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Second Look Flood
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