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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

DATES:

The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for inspection as indicated on the table below.

ADDRESSES:

The final BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Branch, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3151.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Mitigation Division Director of FEMA has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.

Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the address cited below for each community. The BFEs and modified BFEs are made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected locations in each community are shown.

National Environmental Policy Act. This final rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.

Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735.

Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This final rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.

Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

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List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67

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Accordingly,

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PART 67—[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows:

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Start Printed Page 2836 Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376.

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2. The tables published under the authority of § 67.11 are amended as follows:

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Flooding source(s)Location of referenced elevation*Elevation in feet (NGVD) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground. ModifiedCommunities affected
Jackson County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7724
Big Muddy RiverApproximately 4,050 ft above South 20th Street+372Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 4,810 ft above North Cleveland Street+375
Crab Orchard CreekApproximately 100 feet downstream of Helm Road+380Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,500 feet South of Dillinger Road+383
Drury CreekApproximately 1,500 feet north of the termination of Church Street+434Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 700 feet south of the intersection of Giant City Road and Springer Ridge Road+437
Mississippi RiverApproximately 900 feet downstream of Grand Tower Road extended+370City of Grand Tower.
Approximately 720 feet above 25th Street extended+371
Approximately at Muntz Road Alignment (Mouth of Big Muddy River) Union/Jackson County Boundary+368Village of Gorham, Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately at Levee Road (Mouth of Degognia Creek) Randolph/Jackson County Boundary+383
North Fork280 feet east of 8th Street+387Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
200 feet east of 8th Street+388
North TributaryApproximately at the railroad+402Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately at Town Road (West Road)+402
Pond CreekApproximately at the railroad crossing at the North boundary of Murphysboro+399Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately at Cochran Road+401
South TributaryEast of Roosevelt Street (US 51)+394Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas).
At Town Road (West Road)+403
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of Grand Tower
Maps are available for inspection at 201 Market Street, Grand Tower City Hall, Grand Tower, IL 62942.
Jackson County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection 20 South 10th Street, County Assessment Officer, Murphysboro, IL 62966.
Village of Gorham
Maps are available for inspection at 306 Washington Street, Gorham City Hall, Gorham, IL 62940.
Union County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7724
Mississippi RiverAlexander/Union County Boundary, approximately 3,000 feet upstream of the Mouth of Picayune Chute in Alexander County+354Union County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 5,480 feet above Muddy Levee Road+369
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Union County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at 311 West Market Street, Union County Clerk, Jonesboro, IL 62952.
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Rutherford County, North Carolina and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-D-7714
Arrowood BranchAt the confluence with McKinney Creek+708Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of the confluence with McKinney Creek+723
Beaverdam Creek (near State Road 1733)At the confluence with First Broad River+1,035Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 600 feet upstream of Old C C Road (State Road 1731)+1,449
Big Camp CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+862Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 970 feet upstream of Frog Creek Road+984
Big Horse CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+697Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of State Line Road (State Road 2105)+749
Big Spring BranchAt the confluence with Second Broad River+815Town of Forest City.
Approximately 230 feet downstream of East Trade Street+974
Bills CreekAt the confluence with Cove Creek+868Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Lake Lure.
Approximately 1,300 feet upstream of Shumont Estates Drive+1,206
Tributary 2At the confluence with Bills Creek+991Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 800 feet upstream of Brookside Parkway+1,243
Tributary 3At the confluence with Bills Creek+1,056Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.4 miles upstream of Bills Creek Road (State Road 1008)+1,239
Bowen BranchAt the confluence with Sandy Run+865Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,300 feet upstream of Gene Walker Road (State Road 1763)+875
Box CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+953Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of the confluence with Second Broad River+1,010
Bracketts CreekAt the confluence with Floyds Creek+781Town of Forest City, Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 490 feet upstream of Withrow Road+973
Tributary 5At the confluence with Bracketts Creek+902Town of Forest City.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of South Church Street+941
Tributary 8At the confluence with Bracketts Creek+955Town of Forest City.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of Oak Street+980
Brier CreekAt the confluence with First Broad River+962Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,700 feet upstream of the confluence of Pot Branch+1,120
Broad RiverAt the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+680Village of Chimney Rock, Town of Lake Lure, Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
At the Rutherford/Henderson County boundary+1,411
Tributary 6At the confluence with Broad River+694Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,700 feet upstream of Island Ford Road+697
Buck Branch (into Second Broad River)At the confluence with Second Broad River+818Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Forest City.
Approximately 300 feet downstream of West Trade Street+949
Buck Branch (into West Fork Sandy Run)At the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+801Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+820
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Buffalo Creek (into Lake Lure)At the confluence with Broad River+998Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Lake Lure.
Approximately 7.0 miles upstream of confluence with the Broad River+2,818
Tributary 1At the confluence with Buffalo Creek (Lake Lure)+1,192Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Lake Lure.
Approximately 2.3 miles upstream of Buffalo Creek Road (State Road 1314)+2,795
Cane CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+855Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
At the Rutherford/McDowell County boundary+975
Cane Creek (into Broad River)At the confluence with Broad River+693Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the confluence with Broad River+694
Cane Creek (into Lake Lure)At the confluence with Broad River+998Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Lake Lure.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Girl Scout Camp Road (State Road 1186)+1,354
Catheys CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+829Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Thermal City Road (State Road 1321)+1,051
Tributary 16At the confluence with Catheys Creek+872Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of the confluence with Catheys Creek+878
Cedar CreekAt the confluence with Cove Creek+877Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,200 feet upstream of the confluence of Taylor Creek+1,154
Tributary 3At the confluence with Cedar Creek+1,032Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.9 mile upstream of the confluence with Cedar Creek+1,151
Charles CreekAt the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+755Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+755
Cherry CreekAt the confluence with Catheys Creek+913Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 500 feet upstream of Railroad+951
Cleghorn CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+755Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Rutherfordton.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Reece Street+953
Tributary 10At the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+865Town of Rutherfordton.
Approximately 50 feet downstream of West 3rd Street+910
Tributary 11At the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+868Town of Rutherfordton.
Approximately 20 feet downstream of Laurel Drive+1,041
Tributary 12At the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+892Town of Rutherfordton.
Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+988
Tributary 13At the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+898Town of Rutherfordton.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of North Main Street/U.S. Highway 221+954
Tributary 7At the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+795Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Rutherfordton.
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream of Hugh Street+990
Tributary 9At the confluence with Cleghorn Creek+832Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Rutherfordton.
Approximately 150 feet downstream of NC Highway 108+886
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Copper Mine BranchAt the confluence with Morrow Creek+804Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Forest City.
Approximately 800 feet upstream of Fairview Street+953
Cove CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+836Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.0 mile upstream of Painters Gap Road (State Road 1328)+1,129
Crawley BranchAt the confluence with Big Camp Creek+936Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,800 feet upstream of the confluence with Big Camp Creek+947
Dills CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+714Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of the confluence with Broad River+716
Duncans CreekAt the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+914Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 2.2 miles upstream of Duncans Creek Road (State Road 1749)+987
East Branch Mountain CreekAt the confluence with Mountain Creek and West Branch Mountain Creek+823Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 350 feet downstream of Piney Knob Road (State Road 1331)+981
First Broad RiverApproximately 1,000 feet downstream of the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+931Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,400 feet upstream of Golden Valley Church Road (State Road 1726)+1,110
Floyds CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+699Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 500 feet upstream of Sunset Memorial Road (State Road 2179)+941
Frasheur CreekAt the confluence with Greasy Creek+1,125Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
At the Rutherford/McDowell County boundary+1,152
Goodes CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+695Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 400 feet upstream of Island Ford Road+695
Grab BranchAt the confluence with Floyds Creek+886Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 90 feet downstream of U.S. 221S Highway+943
Tributary 1At the confluence with Grab Branch+924Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 900 feet upstream of Burch Hutchins Road (State Road 2171)+944
Grays CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+747Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of confluence with Broad River+762
Greasy CreekAt the confluence with Cove Creek+1,125Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
At the Rutherford/McDowell County boundary+1,153
Grog CreekAt the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+833Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 600 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 74 Bypass+892
Heaveners CreekAt the confluence with Roberson Creek+902Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 200 feet downstream of Joe Bostic Road (State Road 1712)+915
Hensons CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+720Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 20 feet upstream of County Line Road (State Road 1101)+822
Hills CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+722Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 290 feet upstream of Dobbins Road+825
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Hinton CreekAt the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+979Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 200 feet upstream of Hinton Creek Road (State Road 1753)+1,054
Holland CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+792Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 450 feet upstream of Old Caroleen Road (State Road 1901)+807
At the confluence with Catheys Creek+836Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Ruth, Town of Rutherfordton, Town of Spindale.
Approximately 1,800 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 221+950
Tributary 4At the confluence with Hollands Creek+909Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Ruth.
Approximately 500 feet upstream of Shady Woods Lane+959
Hunting CreekAt the confluence with Roberson Creek+875Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 250 feet upstream of Depriest Road (State Road 1713)+1,067
Jarrets CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+727Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the confluence with Broad River+744
Knob Creek (into Broad River)At the confluence with Broad River+816Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 800 feet upstream of McEntire Road (State Road 1341)+921
Tributary 11At the confluence with Knob Creek (into Broad River)+874Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Pleasant Grove Road (State Road 1345)+1,070
Tributary 9At the confluence with Knob Creek (into Broad River)+862Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of McEntire Road (State Road 1341)+1,006
Little Camp CreekAt the confluence with Big Camp Creek+870Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of Old Morganton Road (State Road 1513)+926
Maple CreekAt the confluence with Mountain Creek+784Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 200 feet upstream of U.S. 64/74A Highway+903
McKinney CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+705Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,500 feet upstream of Ted Smith Road (State Road 1104)+789
Mill Creek (into Catheys Creek)At the confluence with Catheys Creek+957Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of the confluence with Catheys Creek+967
Morrow CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+803Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Forest City.
Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of Pine Street (State Road 1903)+873
Mountain CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+758Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
At the confluence with East Branch Mountain Creek and West Branch Mountain Creek+823
Tributary 16At the confluence with Mountain Creek+816Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.0 mile upstream of Clearwater Parkway+954
Mountain Creek Tributary of Tributary 16At the confluence with Mountain Creek Tributary 16+834Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Rutherfordton.
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Approximately 700 feet downstream of Thompson Road (State Road 1367)+987
North Fork First Broad RiverAt the confluence with First Broad River+1,082Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.5 miles upstream of the confluence of Sally Queen Creek+1,397
Piney CreekAt the confluence with Cedar Creek+895Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 310 feet upstream of the confluence of Piney Creek Tributary 1+982
Tributary 1At the confluence with Piney Creek+967Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of Bills Creek Road (State Road 1008)+1,328
Piney Knob CreekAt the confluence with West Branch Mountain Creek+879Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 300 feet upstream of Elliott Road (State Road 1348)+908
Pool CreekAt the confluence with Broad River (Lake Lure)+998Town of Lake Lure.
Approximately 1,900 feet upstream of Bottomless Pools Drive+1,122
Pot BranchAt the confluence with Brier Creek+1,102Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 2.3 miles upstream of the confluence with Brier Creek+1,415
Puzzle CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+804Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Bostic.
Approximately 200 feet upstream of Piney Mountain Church Road (State Road 1007)+893
Reynolds CreekAt the confluence with Hollands Creek+897Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Spindale.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of West Street+1,046
Richardson CreekAt the confluence with Broad River+705Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 100 feet upstream of Sulphur Springs Church Road (State Road 1135)+807
Roberson CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+825Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Bostic.
Approximately 200 feet upstream of Calton Road (State Road 1745)+1,056
Rosy BranchAt the confluence with Taylor Creek+1,962Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.5 miles upstream of Twin Chimneys Road+2,727
Sally Queen CreekAt the confluence with North Fork First Broad River+1,292Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 2.2 miles upstream of the confluence with North Fork First Broad River+1,706
Sandy RunAt the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+835Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 150 feet upstream of Hopewell Road (State Road 1760)+906
Second Broad RiverAt the confluence with Broad River+680Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County, Town of Forest City.
Approximately 1.9 miles upstream of Box Creek Road (State Road 1500)+990
Tributary 7At the confluence with Second Broad River+750Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.4 miles upstream of Old Henrietta Road (State Road 2129)+786
Tributary 8At the confluence with Second Broad River+758Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 40 feet upstream of Chime Lane+799
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Somey CreekAt the confluence with First Broad River+1,110Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 400 feet upstream of Camp McCall Road (State Road 1749)+1,231
South CreekAt the confluence with First Broad River+1,075Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1.3 miles upstream of Golden Valley Church Road (State Road 1726)+1,121
Stoney CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+974Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,400 feet upstream of Thermal City Road (State Road 1321)+1,001
Suck Creek (into Broad River)Approximately 1.1 miles downstream of Kirby Road+769Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 300 feet upstream of Kirby Road (State Road 1978)+779
Taylor CreekAt the confluence with Cedar Creek+1,147Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the confluence of Rosy Branch+2,009
Tributary 1At the confluence with Taylor Creek+1,841Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of Bison Meadows+2,535
Webbs BranchAt the confluence with Second Broad River+805Town of Forest City.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of Railroad+907
Webbs CreekAt the confluence with Second Broad River+789Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 340 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 74+833
West Branch Mountain CreekAt the confluence with East Branch Mountain Creek and Mountain Creek+823Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of Darlington Road (State Road 1351)+884
West Fork Sandy RunAt the Rutherford/Cleveland County boundary+801Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream of Hollis Road (State Road 1749)+901
Tributary 7At the confluence with West Fork Sandy Run+825Unincorporated Areas of Rutherford County.
Approximately 0.9 mile upstream of the confluence with West Fork Sandy Run+842
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Dated: January 3, 2008.

David I. Maurstad,

Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance Program, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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