, telling you whether or not the property falls into a COBRA zone.
FIPS Code: The FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) standardized county code. FEMA does not provide maps for every community in the US.
This means the coastline can be edited to remove insignificant water. * Note - Generally companies set a maximum distance that they are interested in checking (i.e.
A property site visit or certification by a flood service should be used to make an absolute determination.Community Number: A 6-digit standardized community code defined by FEMA.The Risk Meter can perform more than 30 different lookups, including distance to coast, rating territory, flood zone, eligibility, proximity to brush and EQ hazards.Unlike conventional paper-based lookups, the Risk Meter Online provides underwriters and agents with accurate, efficient and defendable positions up to 90% faster than existing methodologies.If the location falls within a flood zone, the report estimates what the water depth would be during the 100 year flood.
The official Base Flood Elevation (BFE) is used if there is one on the FEMA map.
Within 250: If the property is within 250 of the SFHA boundary, it tells you.
Because of minor sources of error, if the property is outside a flood zone, but within 250 of one, this method is not accurate enough to make a definitive determination.
We have reviewed and Quality Checked 100% of the panel information.
In addition, we continually update this information, and it is downloaded into the Risk Meter Online monthly.
Community Name: Name of the community Zone: The type of flood zone as specified by FEMA.