This webpage provides up-to-date information regarding NFHL changes including Alerts, Announcements, and the NFHL Inventory table. Refer to
Alerts to find information regarding NFHL system unplanned maintenance. Refer to the Announcements to find the relevant information for planned maintenance, and
NFHL Resources. Reference the NFHL Inventory Table to find the most updated future FIRMs and download.
Notice - New versions (V3.0.1) of the Keyhole Markup Language (.kmz) files for viewing the FEMA Stay Dry and National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL) overlays in Google Earth have been released. Users of the previous versions should upgrade to the new version. Below are direct links to download the newest kmz versions:
Coming Soon! National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data Available for Download.
On September 23rd, 2013 the following changes will be made to the MSC Product Catalog and Map Search:
NFHL Data will be searchable through Map Search
County and State NFHL databases will be downloadable from MSC Product Catalog
Effective FIRM Databases will no longer be available for purchase and users will instead be directed to download the effective NFHL data at no charge. Future Effective FIRM Databases will still be available for purchase.
New GIS Features
Easier use of the Map Product Search, now incorporating a familiar BingTM Map interface and more flexible search bar
Replacement of the outdated MapViewer-Web (e-z Print and e-z Identify) with an updated National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL) service for viewing in Google Earth and display in the FEMA GeoPlatform
Improvement in the usability of the NFHL WMS service and its implementation in Google Earth