Expect complaints against FEMA to flood in as agency releases new maps

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The current "Best Available Flood Hazard Data" map on FEMA's website. (Courtesy of FEMA)

In the coming weeks, FEMA begins releasing an updated version of its flood maps for the Jersey shore.

These maps are used to set flood insurance rates and you may recall that FEMA released a rough draft of changes they were planning for these maps back in January, but they didn’t include all necessary data and many homeowners got pretty upset with the way FEMA has classified their risk.

NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller sifted through the changes with WHYY’s Shore Reporter, Tracey Samuelson.

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