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The West Virginia Flood Hazard Determination Tool: History and Progress

The West Virginia Flood Hazard Determination Tool: History and Progress

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  1. WVAGP Statewide GIS Conference June 9, 2010 The West Virginia Flood Hazard Determination Tool: History and Progress Eric Hopkins, Lead GIS Specialist Evan Fedorko, GIS Specialist WV GIS Technical Center West Virginia University

  2. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool http://www.MapWV/gov/flood

  3. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool

  4. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool

  5. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool

  6. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool

  7. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool

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  10. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool • Future Plans • Flood depth / flood surface elevation • Migration to ArcGIS Server • Continued incorporation of new DFIRM data

  11. Future ToolEnhancements

  12. Limitations of Scale • FEMA DFIRMs moving towards an entirely digital product • Where do we draw the line with digital data? • FEMA traditional guidelines (min. floodplain width) vs. digital mapping capabilities (detail) • What should be considered as significant flooding? • Terrain considerations • Velocity and depth considerations

  13. Enhanced Zone A FP development for streams >1 sq mile Revised effective Zone A FPs Six WV Counties 1700 steam miles Potential Future Counties Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Raleigh, Kanawha WV Disaster Recovery Mapping

  14. WV Disaster Recovery Mapping

  15. WV Flood Hazard Determination Tool

  16. Acknowledgements • West Virginia NFIP Coordinator Robert Perry • Jon Janowicz, Bob Pierson, Nicole Lick, FEMA Region III • Tucker Clevenger, Matt Breen, AMEC Earth & Environmental

  17. Questions? Eric Hopkins WV GIS Technical Center West Virginia University 330 Brooks Hall, PO Box 6300 Morgantown, WV 26506-6300 Eric.Hopkins@mail.wvu.edu Evan Fedorko WV GIS Technical Center West Virginia University 330 Brooks Hall, PO Box 6300 Morgantown, WV 26506-6300 Evan.Fedorko@mail.wvu.edu