Starting around 2000, FEMA has been updating flood zone maps around the country to a new version called DFIRM. In Florida, almost all counties have been updated.
Below is more information about flood zone maps. In addition, the three different versions of flood zones maps are explained.
|V||100-year floodplain with wave action, no BFEs determined.|
|VE||100-year floodplain with wave action, with BFEs determined.|
|A||100-year floodplain, no BFEs determined.|
|AE and A1-30||100-year floodplain, with BFEs determined.|
|AH||100-year floodplain, with ponding, with BFEs determined.|
|AO||100-year floodplain, with sheet flow, with BFEs determined.|
|AR||100-year floodplain, previously protected by flood control structures and being restored.|
|A99||100-year floodplain, that will be protected by a flood control project under construction.|
|IN||100-year floodplain, no BFEs determined.|
|B, X500||500-year floodplain (0.2% annual chance of flooding)|
|C, X||Outside 100-year and 500-year floodplain.|
|D, UNDES||Possible but undetermined flood hazards.|
|ANI||Area Not Included in any flood study.|
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