Hurricane Sandy prompts new Zones for New Jersey Region

images (25)The preliminary zones have been mapped out for Atlantic County, New Jersey. The final maps will not be released until 2014 or 2015. The Velocity or “V” zones which usually require homes with flood insurance to prepare for 3 foot waves were reduced by eighty percent in Atlantic County. The new maps have eliminated the “V” zones in large sections of Margate, Ventnor, Atlantic City and Brigantine.

To read further,

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/top_three/preliminary-fema-flood-maps-available-for-atlantic-ocean-counties/article_0511d878-d75f-11e2-9e1b-001a4bcf887a.html

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