What is the 100-year floodplain?

FEMA determines the areas with a 1% potential of flooding from storms throughout the year. These areas are called the 100-year floodplain. FEMA’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps detail the 100-year floodplain areas.

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1. What is the impact of the floodplain on Fife?
2. What is the 100-year floodplain?
3. Why are the FEMA Floodplain Maps being revised?
4. How would you find out if you are located in a floodplain?
5. Can individuals obtain flood insurance?