New York Citys flood maps are more advanced than those covering some other parts of the country Five coastal counties in New Jersey still use paper maps dating back decades FEMA has been in the pro. Meanwhile Tropical Storm Gordon is churning toward Mobile and New Orleans lead to flash flooding Hourly rainfall amounts of up to 2 will be possible, and total amounts of 510 could fall along. The Federal Emergency Management Agency this week released final Flood Insurance Rate Maps for New Orleans that remove many properties from Special Flood Hazard Areas, the citys mayor, Mitch Landrieu. the Army Corps of Engineers released maps Wednesday that show where flooding can be expected to occur and to what depths in different sections of the New Orleans area during future hurricanes T. "If I were moving or returning to New Orleans, Id have one of these flood maps in my back pocket," Donald Powell, the Bush administrations Gulf Coast recovery chief, said at a meeting to release to. On Friday, New Orleans received new flood maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Overnight, more than half the population moved out of the socalled highrisk zone But with half the city. Daily Press Architect David Waggonner from New Orleans and colleague Lex Agnew pour over maps of the New Market Creek are. Record flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas has brought renewed attention to the National Flood Insurance Program on decadesold maps, many of which were created before the advent of sophistica. ROCKLAND, Maine Proposed new maps that detail have been added to the flood zones have never flooded While FEMA would make it more difficult to build on the waterfront in Rockland, the agency is. NolacomThe TimesPicayune reports that upcoming federal flood map revisions are likely to require less elevation of new structures in the area because of improved levees and pumping stations Its. It has long been recognized that New Orleans is subsiding and is therefore susceptible to catastrophic flooding Here we present a new subsidence map for the city, generated from spacebased synthetic.