The warm vapor continues to rise until it reaches cooler air; it condenses into very small droplets or ice crystals, forming clouds.It is all connected Make sure that only rain gets into the drainage system by correctly disposing of trash and landscape debris.The maps, also referred to as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), illustrate flood hazards throughout the County and are used when determining flood insurance policy rates.
The Water Cycle Precipitation falls from clouds to the earth as rain, snow or ice.to p.m., for information and assistance on how to obtain flood maps. To view printed copies of the maps, please visit the following locations: Miami-Dade RER, Water Management Division 701 NW 1 Court, Suite 500 Miami, FL 33136 305-372-6529Miami-Dade RER, Downtown Environmental Plan Review Office701 NW 1 Court, Suite 200 Miami, FL 33136 305-372-6899Miami-Dade RER, West Dade Environmental Plan Review Office11805 SW 26 Street Miami, FL 33175 786-315-2800Questions about flood insurance Visit Floodsmart or speak with your insurance agent.For coverage and rates questions, call 1-800-427-4661.Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements apply. ZONE AH (Moderate to High Flooding Risk) This is the flood insurance rate zone that corresponds to areas of shallow flooding with average depths between one and three feet.Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements apply. ZONE VE (High Flooding Risk) This is the flood insurance rate zone that corresponds to coastal areas that have additional hazards associated with storm waves.