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This web page is hosted by the City of Winters for the purpose of providing
information to the citizens of Winters on on the new FEMA flood maps that
became effective June 18, 2010.
LATEST NEWS: FEMA revises the preferred
Risk Policy (PRP) program to grant two additional years beginning in 2011
- FEMA Press Release 5/21/10
INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY FLOOD ZONE INFORMATION
The City of Winters is providing flood zone
determination for individual properties upon request. When you call or email, please be ready to provide your name,
property address, phone number and e-mail address.
All zones that begin with the letter "A"
are called Special Flood Hazard Areas and/or High-Risk Flood Zone.
These terms are interchangeable. This is important as you review the
information on this web page and the FEMA website.
ZONES A, AH, AE, AO - All zones
beginning with "A" are determined by FEMA to be high-risk and flood
insurance is normally required if a property if involved in any type of loan
or credit line.
ZONES X, X500, X (0.2) - All zones
beginning with "X" are determined by FEMA to be low or moderate risk and
flood insurance is recommended but not required.
FLOOD INSURANCE INFORMATION
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Grandfathering Rule is very important to all properties moving into a
Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) high-risk flood zone. Please read the
FEMA facts sheet below.
If your property is moving into a Special
Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) high-risk flood zone, you can save on your flood
insurance premiums! For further questions on flood insurance, please
contact the FEMA representative below:
Jana Critchfield, FEMA Region IX Mitigation -
Below are the letters
received from FEMA for the City of Winters. The purpose of these letters is
to provide Letter of Map Changes (LOMCs) that FEMA has revalidated and will
continue to be recognized with the updated flood maps that became effective
on June 18, 2010.
- Winters Revalidation Letter
The specific cases listed in these letters
can be obtained from FEMA's web site at the link below.
The following takes you to a FEMA web site
with comprehensive information on flood maps and insurance.