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Millions of Americans think they’re safe from flood waters. They aren’t - USA Today (June 2020)


Some federal flood maps haven’t been updated in years. This new, nationwide flood risk tool includes projections to 2050.

Flood Factor

new, nationwide flood modeling tool released Monday paints a picture of the U.S. as a country woefully underprepared for damaging floods, now and in the future.

The federal government’s best efforts to predict where flooding will strike have underestimated the risk to nearly 6 million homes and commercial properties primarily in the nation’s interior, leaving them unprepared for potential devastation, the analysis shows...


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