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Director: Dale Pernula

FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY AND PRELIMINARY MAPS
SKAGIT COUNTY, WASHINGTON AND INCORPORATED AREAS
Posted 07/06/2010

This Flood Insurance Study (FIS) revises and updates information on the existence and  severity of flood hazards in the geographic area of Skagit County, Washington, including the  Cities of Anacortes, Burlington, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley; the Towns of Concrete,  Hamilton, La Conner, Lyman; the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe, Swinomish Indian Tribal  Community, Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, and the unincorporated areas of Skagit County  (referred to collectively herein as Skagit County), and aids in the administration of the  National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973. This  study has developed flood-risk data for various areas of the county that will be used to  establish actuarial flood insurance rates and to assist the communities in their efforts to  promote sound floodplain management. Minimum floodplain management requirements for  participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) are set forth in the Code of  Federal Regulations at 44 CFR, 60.3.

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STUDY

EXHIBITS
Exhibit 1 - Flood Profiles

Baker River Panels
Cascade River Panels
Samish River Panels
Sauk River Panels
Skagit River Delta Overbank Flowpath
North Fork Skagit River Panels
South Fork Skagit River Panels
Main Stem Skagit River Panels
Skagit River Panels
Skagit River Split Flow Panel
Suiattle River Panels

PRELIMINARY SUMMARY OF MAP ACTIONS

Anacortes
Burlington
La Conner
Mount Vernon
Sedro-Woolley
Skagit County

Flood Maps
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Related:

Risk Assessment for the Skagit River Valley using HAZUS MH
Includes area reports, maps and flood model simulation videos
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