Sophisticated flood maps difficult to decipher (Houston Chronicle)

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Photo Credit: James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle By: Kiah Collier, Houston Chronicle Earlier this summer, before Jack Boze lost a buyer for his Kemah home to a surprisingly high flood insurance quote, he got online to see whether the odds that his waterfront property would flood had increased. Click here to continue reading this story. Continue reading Sophisticated flood maps difficult to decipher (Houston Chronicle)

FEMA Maps: House Elevation Along the Long Island Sound

Along with the east coast states of New Jersey and New York, Connecticut communities are actively elevating their flood prone homes. Many of the properties procuring this flood prevention tactic sit right on the coast line of the Long Island Sound. Beautiful front row views of the water, right up until the weather goes haywire and the Sound ends up sloshing around in their living … Continue reading FEMA Maps: House Elevation Along the Long Island Sound