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Flood Hazard Zones - FEMA Digital FIRM - 1999

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This metadata information is subject to our disclaimer. Metadata information presented here is maintained manually. Therefore, date-sensitive fields such as feature count and date of last update may not be up-to-date. All metadata is subject to errors inherent in a manual process.

Descriptive nameFlood Hazard Zones - FEMA Digital FIRM - 1999
File namefk_dfirm
Spatial domainPima County
AbstractFK_DFIRM shows areas in Pima County prone to 100-year and shallow 100-year flood events. ZONES A, AE, AH, AO # and AO - ALLUVIAL FAN # comprise the extent of the 100-year floodplain. The tailing numbers in the ZONE AO strings indicate flood depth in feet.

ZONE D shows areas that have not been mapped by FEMA (primarily federal and tribal lands). Zone X shows areas that have been mapped but are outside of the 500-year floodplain.

ZONE X -SHALLOW 100-YEAR shows the extent of the shallow 100-year floodplain, the 500 year floodplain and Areas protected by levee. The layer FP_ZONEX provides subclassifications for these areas.

Note, FP_LOMX can be used to augment FP_DFIRM for large-scale mapping.

Also note, FP_DFIRM should be used in conjunction with FP_SS for the floodprone land brochure mailings sent out by PCRFCD on an annual basis.

This layer is based on the 1999 release of the Digital FIRM
data by FEMA. Updates to this data have been applied up to June 16th, 2011.
Known errors/qualificationsA composite of FEMA maps with different scales and years.
Feature typepolygon
Feature count 1,053
Thumbnail Map fk_dfirm.pdf PDF file format   (1,566,799 bytes, PDF created 07/19/2022 )
ProjectionNAD83 HPGN (Parameters)
Field/value metadata Field metadata
Source organizationMichael Baker Jr. Corp.
Source contactMichael Garner 703.960.8800 x3031
Source document or file name
Source date20031002
Source scale
Source formatGeodatabase
Second source nameFEMA
Second source contact
Second source document or file name
Second source date2004
Second source scale
Second source formatShape
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
Last data update byMary Beth Clark
Date/time last touched - Meaning? 2021-01-14  10:56 PM - Enterprise GDB
  2021-01-14  10:43 PM - Shapefile - Library input format
  See coverage files, if any, for date.
On maintenance?No
Maintenance organizationPC ITD GIS
Maintenance descriptionRFCD gets digital files from FEMA, Baker or from other firms, by case number, and gives them to Mary Beth Clark to update the geodatabase. The contents of the geodatabase are exported nightly by Jeff McConnell's GDBtoSHP scheduled job.
Original conversion byPC FCD (Richard Davis)
Pima County ITD GIS contactMary Beth Clark
Alternate Pima County ITD GIS contacte-mail address
On  Pima County Geospatial Data Portal? No

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