Flood Management

USEFUL LINKS IN FLOOD PREPAREDNESS

Information on the National Flood Insurance Program
https://www.floodsmart.gov/

Stream Data

Rainfall Data
The Little Falls USGS heated rain gage is operated for flood-warning purposes and is located just upstream of the bridge on Francisco Avenue. This gage is operated for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer flood damage reduction feasibility study.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nj/nwis/uv/?site_no=405219074132001&PARAmeter_cd=00045,00021,00052,00035,61728,00036
 
Link to the National Weather Service forecast for Little Falls. The site provides hazardous weather warnings and provides a more detailed projection than most sites.
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Little+Falls&state=NJ&site=OKX&textField1=40.8755&textField2=-74.2185
 
General Information on Flooding
FEMA guidance on preparing for, surviving and recovering from widespread flooding.
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/98102
 
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (free)
FEMA maps and studies are available through the Flood Map Service Center. A user can simply enter their address.
https://msc.fema.gov/portal/home

Elevation Certificates on File
Pending

For more information on how to prepare, respond, recover and mitigate, please visit our Office of Emergency Management page