Final Flood Hazard Determinations

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Final Notice.

Citation: "78 FR 5820"

Document Number: "Docket ID FEMA-2013-0002"

Page Number: "5820"


SUMMARY: Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below.

The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.

   DATES: The effective date of May 16, 2013 which has been established for the FIRM and, where applicable, the supporting FIS report showing the new or modified flood hazard information for each community.

   ADDRESSES: The FIRM, and if applicable, the FIS report containing the final flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables below and will be available online through the FEMA Map Service Center at by the effective date indicated above.

   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) [email protected]; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at

   SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the new or modified flood hazard information for each community listed. Notification of these changes has been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Adminstrator for Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

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   This final notice is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.

   Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the new or revised FIRM and FIS report available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at

   The flood hazard determinations are made final in the watersheds and/or communities listed in the table below.

   I. Non-watershed-based studies:

Community                         Community map repository address

     Greene County, Arkansas, and Incorporated Areas

     Docket No.: FEMA-B-1243

City of ParagouldCity Hall, 301 West Court Street,
                                  Paragould, AR 72450.
Unincorporated Areas of GreeneGreene County Courthouse, 306 West Court
County                            Street, Paragould, AR 72450.
     Curry County, New Mexico, and Incorporated Areas

     Docket No.: FEMA-B-1242

City of Clovis                    Administrative Office, 321 North Connelly
                                  Street, Clovis, NM 88101.
Unincorporated Areas of Curry     Curry County Administrative Office, 700
County                            North Main Street, Clovis, NM 88101.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, "Flood Insurance.")

James A. Walke,

Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

[FR Doc. 2013-01631 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]


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