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FlashFlood NEWS is a semi-annual online newsletter that offers information and education on topics that are of current interest in the field of floodplain management and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Published by the North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers, FlashFlood includes reports from the North Carolina regional representatives, educational opportunities, and membership information, in addition to topical articles of current interest written by our board members, government officials, and consultants in the field of floodplain management. Articles include topics such as floodplain mapping, coastal issues, mitigation planning, and stormwater management.

Our targeted audience is the members of the North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers (NCAFPM), but FlashFlood NEWS is can be viewed online by any interested readers.

Current Issue (Fall 2017)

Contents: Pending Loss of Community Rating System Flood Insurance Discounts • From the Chairman • In Memoriam: Phil Letsinger • Education & Outreach: STEMs and Tides • Join the Board • NCAFPM 2018 Annual Conference • 2017 Fall Floodplain Institute Report • 2018 Fall Floodplain Institute • Tribute to Susan Frady • From the Executive Director • Thanks to Sponsors • 2018 ASFPM Annual Conference • CFM News • NCAFPM Board • ASFPM News (Floodplain Buyouts, ASFPM Foundation Future Leaders Scholarship, How to Map Open Space for Community Rating System Credit) • ASFPM Member Alerts • Rethinking Floodproofing Technology • Regional Reports • FEMA News • NFIP Coordinator’s Corner (Resilient Redevelopment, NC Flood will Debut Soon!, CFS Program, No-Rise Guidance, Training Opportunities) • NC Floodplain Mapping Program Update • Emergency Management Institute Courses • 2018 Conferences & Events • Calendar • Resources

Click here to download or view a pdf version of this issue.

The deadline for sending in articles for the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of FlashFlood is April 30, 2018.

FlashFlood is funded by sponsorships from consultants and vendors. Please see the Media Kit with details about the newsletter and sponsorship options. If you are interested in sponsoring or would like more information, contact Kelly Keesling.

Archived Issues
2017 Issue 1 (Spring 2017)
2016 Issue 2 (Fall 2016)
2016 Issue 1 (Spring 2016)
2015 Issue 2 (Fall 2015)
2015 Issue 1 (Spring 2015)
2014 Issue 2 (Fall 2014)
2014 Issue 1 (Spring 2014)
2013 Issue 2 (Fall 2013)
2013 Issue 1 (Spring 2013)
2012 Issue 2 (Fall 2012)
2012 Issue 1 (Spring 2012)
2011 Issue 2 (Fall 2011)
2011 Issue 1 (Spring 2011)
2010 Issue 2 (Fall 2010)
2010 Issue 1 (Spring 2010)

For newsletters prior to 2010, please contact Kelly Keesling.