Communities: Know the Risk

New Flood Maps - Flood Risk Open House and Workshop

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Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Cameron County were released on June 4, 2015.  These maps included coastal analysis using the latest methods. Additional Flood Risk Products, such as the Flood Depth Grids and Changes Since Last FIRM. These data can be viewed on the Flood Mapping Portal through the Mapping Information button (above).  A clickable PDF Preliminary Map Index and the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for this study are available on this site.  For more information, please visit the Cameron County page on

We encourage property owners to attend the Flood Risk Open House being held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Brownsville Public Library, 2600 Central Blvd., Brownsville, TX  from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.   Property owners will be able to view the flood risk at their property, talk to FEMA and TDI Insurance specialist, talk with FEMA, State and local officials about the flood maps and find additional information about the maps.

Insurance Agents, Real Estate Professionals, Lenders and Surveyors are encouraged to attend an Insurance Workshop prior to the Open House - register for the workshop at

For more helpful information, look underResources and Related Links.

For mapping questions, contact the FEMA Mapping Information eXchange (FMIX) – 1-877-336-2627.

For flood insurance questions, call the NFIP Hotline - 1-800-621-3362.(press 2 for insurance)

We are currently updating the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for coastal Texas. Please visit

Coastal Barrier Resources Systems are identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and can be viewed here.