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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:

Kevin C. Long, Acting Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2820.

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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 Assistant Administrator for Mitigation 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.Start Printed Page 57945

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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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
Orange County, California, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1004
Aliso CreekAt confluence with Pacific Ocean+14City of Laguna Beach, Unincorporated Areas of Orange County.
Approximately 1.09 mile upstream of confluence with Pacific Ocean+41
Bluebird CanyonAt confluence with Pacific Ocean+17City of Laguna Beach.
Approximately 0.55 mile upstream of confluence with Pacific Ocean+124
Canyon Acres WashApproximately 70 feet upstream of confluence with Laguna Canyon+81City of Laguna Beach.
Approximately 1,460 feet upstream of Lewellyn Drive+185
Laguna CanyonAt confluence with Pacific Ocean+15City of Laguna Beach, Unincorporated Areas of Orange County.
Approximately 0.72 mile upstream of upstream-most State Highway 73 crossing+344
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of Laguna Beach
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 505 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.
Unincorporated Areas of Orange County
Maps are available for inspection at the Orange County Public Works Department, 300 North Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA 92703.
Anderson County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1007
Kentucky RiverAnderson County and Franklin County corporate limits+509Unincorporated Areas of Anderson County.
Anderson County and Mercer County corporate limits+527
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Unincorporated Areas of Anderson County
Maps are available for inspection at 139 Main Street, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.
Graves County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-1013
Camp CreekApproximately 2,000 feet upstream KY-348+352Unincorporated Areas of Graves County.
Approximately 800 feet upstream of railroad+370
Kess CreekAt Paris Road+456Unincorporated Areas of Graves County, City of Mayfield.
Approximately 750 downstream of South 10th Street+470
Obion CreekApproximately 2,100 feet downstream of railroad (West County Boundary)+378Unincorporated Areas of Graves County.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of Mayfield
Maps are available for inspection at 211 East Broadway, Mayfield, KY 42066.
Unincorporated Areas of Graves County
Maps are available for inspection at 101 East South Street, Mayfield, KY 42066.
Van Buren County, Michigan, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-1002
Maple CreekApproximately 0.4 mile upstream of Ollie Hosier Drive+645Township of Bangor.
Approximately 800 feet downstream of 34th Avenue+648
South Branch Black RiverApproximately 900 feet upstream of Kal-Haven Trail+585City of South Haven.
Downstream side of 711/2 Street+585
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of South Haven
Maps are available for inspection at 539 Phoenix Street, South Haven, MI 49090.
Township of Bangor
Maps are available for inspection at 32550 CR 687, Bangor, MI 49013.
Watauga County, North Carolina, and Incorporated Areas
Docket Nos.: FEMA-B-1004 and FEMA-D-7808
Beech CreekAt the confluence with Watauga River+2,446Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 1,080 feet upstream of the confluence of Buckeye Creek+2,776
Boone CreekAt the confluence with Winkler Creek+3,122Town of Boone.
Approximately 350 feet upstream of West King Street+3,311
Brushy ForkApproximately 100 feet downstream of US 421 Highway N+2,724Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 700 feet upstream of Adams Cemetery Road (State Road 1375)+2,893
Buckeye CreekAt the confluence with Beech Creek+2,731Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of Blevins Road+2,940
Cobb CreekAt the confluence with Meat Camp Creek+3,169Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 1,540 feet upstream of Cobbs Creek Road (State Road 1325)+3,307
Cove CreekAt the confluence with Watauga River+2,637Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 620 feet upstream of Hill Road+3,083
Elk CreekApproximately 100 feet downstream of the Watauga/Wilkes County boundary+1,349Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of Jakes Mountain Road+2,135
Elk Creek (into South Fork River)Approximately 50 feet upstream of Big Hill Road (State Road 1350)+2,955Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 250 feet upstream of State Road 194+2,982
Flannery ForkAt the confluence with Winkler Creek+3,253Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County, Town of Boone.
Approximately 430 feet upstream of Sky Ranch Road+3,469
Gap CreekAt the Watauga/Ashe County boundary+2,952Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 160 feet upstream of James Parsons Road+3,076
Hodges CreekApproximately 430 feet upstream of the confluence with Boone Creek+3,127Town of Boone.
Approximately 140 feet upstream of NC 105 Highway+3,286
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Howard CreekApproximately 1,440 feet upstream of Moss Hill Road+3,212Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of Millers Pond Lane+3,418
Laurel ForkAt the confluence with Watauga River+2,739Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County, Town of Boone.
Approximately 1,400 feet upstream of George Wilson Road+3,357
Left Prong Stony ForkAt the Watauga/Wilkes County boundary+1,639Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 220 feet upstream of the confluence of Wildcat Creek+1,947
Meat Camp CreekAt the confluence with South Fork New River+3,058Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of Bryan Hollow Road (State Road 1339)+3,495
Meat Camp Creek TributaryAt the confluence with Meat Camp Creek+3,156Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 1,160 feet upstream of NC 194 Highway North+3,213
Middle ForkApproximately 500 feet downstream of Shoppes On The Parkway Road+3,455Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County, Town of Blowing Rock.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of Goforth Road+3,630
Norris ForkAt the confluence with Meat Camp Creek+3,200Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of the confluence with Meat Camp Creek+3,248
Pine Orchard CreekAt the confluence with Elk Creek (into South Fork New River)+2,974Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of the confluence with Elk Creek (into South Fork New River)+3,041
Stony ForkAt the Watauga/Wilkes County boundary+1,975Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 40 feet downstream of Stoney Fork Road (State Road 1505)+2,265
Stony Fork TributaryAt the confluence with Stony Fork+2,260Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 1,470 feet upstream of Stoney Fork Road+2,341
Unnamed Tributary to Middle ForkAt the confluence with Middle Fork+3,477Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County, Town of Blowing Rock.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of Chetola Lake Drive+3,546
Watauga RiverAt the Watauga County boundary+2,142Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 30 feet upstream of The Glens Boulevard+3,596
Wildcat CreekAt the confluence with Left Prong Stony Fork+1,941Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of Bill Miller Lane+2,469
Winkler CreekAt the upstream side of Blowing Rock Road+3,114Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County, Town of Boone.
Approximately 300 feet upstream of Rainbow Mountain Road+3,442
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Town of Blowing Rock
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605.
Town of Boone
Maps are available for inspection at the Boone Town Planning and Inspections Office, 1500 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, NC 28607.
Unincorporated Areas of Watauga County
Maps are available for inspection at the Watauga County Planning and Inspections Department, 331 Queen Street, Suite 8, Boone, NC 28607
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Barron County, Wisconsin, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1014
Bear Creek191 feet downstream of Main Street (Haugen)+1,198Village of Haugen, Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Just downstream of Bear Lake Dam+1,207
Beaver Dam LakeEntire shoreline+1,233City of Cumberland.
Big Moon LakeEntire shoreline+1,171Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Buck LakeEntire shoreline+1,233City of Cumberland, Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Devils LakeEntire shoreline+1,262Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Duck LakeEntire shoreline+1,236City of Cumberland, Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Frankenburg SloughEntire shoreline+1,040Village of Cameron.
Granite LakeEntire shoreline+1,238Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Lake MontanisEntire shoreline+1,119City of Rice Lake, Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Little Sand LakeEntire shoreline+1,250Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Lower Turtle LakeEntire shoreline+1,165Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Lower/Upper Vermillion LakeEntire shoreline+1,184Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Peterson LakeEntire shoreline+1,189Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Poskin LakeEntire shoreline+1,157Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Red Cedar River6,000 feet downstream of State Hwy 48+1,126Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Outlet of Red Cedar Lake+1,177
Red Cedar River Tributary 16Confluence with Red Cedar River+1,112City of Rice Lake, Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
750 feet upstream of US Hwy 53+1,191
Sand LakeEntire shoreline+1,226Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Shallow LakeEntire shoreline+1,240Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Silver LakeEntire shoreline+1,258Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Tuscobia Lake/Stump LakeEntire shoreline+1,129Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
Upper Turtle LakeEntire shoreline+1,174Unincorporated Areas of Barron County.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of Cumberland
Maps are available for inspection at 1356 2nd Avenue Cumberland, WI 54829.
City of Rice Lake
Maps are available for inspection at 30 East Eau Claire Street, Rice Lake, WI 54868.
Unincorporated Areas of Barron County
Maps are available for inspection at 330 East LaSalle Avenue, Barron, WI 54812.
Village of Cameron
Maps are available for inspection at 300 North 1st Street, Cameron, WI 54822.
Village of Haugen
Maps are available for inspection at 104 West 3rd Street, Haugen, WI 54841.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Deborah S. Ingram,

Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Mitigation, Mitigation Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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