Coastal Hazards and Coastal Mapping: A Visual Guide,” is now available on the FEMA website at https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/172026.
This guide is intended to explain complex coastal hazard and flood mapping terms to a non-technical audience, using plain language, illustrations, and photos. It also serves as a companion to the coastal FIRM tutorial story map launched this summer: An Introduction to FEMA Coastal Floodplain Mapping
Within the Coastal Hazards tab in the tutorial, there is a Storm Surge Fast Draw by NOAA– a good reminder to people in areas subject to storm surge to evacuate:
FEMA notes this resource can be used as a leave-behind at community events or other meetings to provide community stakeholders with additional background information on coastal hazards and how they’re depicted on the flood maps.