The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently doing a "flood insurance restudy" of the flood risk for Lee County. This restudy consists of determining the extents and levels from the 100-year storm event for both coastal surge (hurricane) and riverine flooding (rainfall).Under the present schedule, the preliminary study and mapping were submitted to the community in July 2006. FEMA Hazard Mapping Lee County Flood Insurance Study FEMA - 2008 (17.7 MB Zipped)
Revised July 20, 1998 Flood Insurance study By the Federal Emergency Management Agency(6.6MB in a PDF file)
The following models are part of the revised FEMA Flood Insurance Study for Lee County (FIS, dated on February 2008). The revised FIS, including the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and the models, will be effective on August 28, 2008.
Coastal model zip file 2.28 MB
Riverine Model zip file 49.9 MB Some riverine models could be out-of-date. Please contact Ms. Joan LaGuardia (233-533-8705) for potentially updated version.
Revised preliminary Shapefiles from Michael Baker 01/08 zip file 23 MB
FEMA Floodplain Shapefiles
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