Jefferson Parish to hold open house to review FEMA flood maps

Jefferson Parish to hold open house to review FEMA flood maps

WESTWEGO, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish will hold an open house to review and explain recently released and updated Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRM).

The maps come from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The maps are available for review online at:

http://maps.riskmap6.com/LA/Jefferson

Residents in the area are encouraged to view the updated maps at the above links or attend any of the meetings below to view the maps and ask general questions about flood risk with members of the Jefferson Parish Community Rating System Group.

Including tonight, there are two more meeting scheduled:

WESTWEGO SENIOR CENTER – 701 4TH STREET, WESTWEGO

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

KENNER COUNCIL CHAMBERS – 1801 WILLIAMS BLVD., BUILDING A, KENNER

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.