Category Archives: FEMA

Useful USGS Flood data resources and Alert notification services

TweetFor those of you interested in monitoring not only the flood waters in Colorado but also for any location there’s some very useful resources available from the USGS to keep in mind. First and foremost, there’s the USGS Colorado Water … Continue reading

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FEMA launching a new way to view preliminary flood hazard data

TweetAn update from FEMA this week… Nation-wide preliminary flood hazard data (preliminary data) issued after April 1, 2013 will be available in one centralized web address, along with effective data. Preliminary data provide an early look at your home or … Continue reading

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Louisiana – Seven Years After Hurricanes Katrina And Rita

TweetAmazing that already we’re headed into September and with that another hurricane season is upon us (I’ve always been somewhat of a hurricane tracker since my days living on the Gulf Coast). Hard to believe that it’s been 7 years … Continue reading

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FEMA – $3 Billion In Preparedness Grant Programs

TweetThe Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency today released Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Application Guidance for 14 federal grant programs, totaling more than $3 billion available in federal funding to assist state and local governments in strengthening … Continue reading

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Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC)

TweetThe Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC) provides a wide range of Geographic Information System (GIS) support to the State of Utah. AGRC strives to facilitate coordination among Utah GIS users and effective, efficient use of GIS resources. Available data … Continue reading

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West Virginia Q3 flood data

TweetFree ftp download of Q3 flood data, DFIRM, and county flood themes – see ftp server at The Free GIS Data Blog encourages you to visit for more leads to free GIS data!

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MassGIS – Massachusetts GIS Data

TweetMassGIS data contains pretty much any GIS dataset for Massachusettes that you could need. Conveniently organized by either raster of vector datasets you can spend hours here! ESRI Shapefiles, tiled by Town, USGS Quad, OQ Quad, Basin, Watershed, State, NE. … Continue reading

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