Draft Florida Flood Loss Modeling Standards Published; Review Scheduled for November 14, 2014

Nov 6, 2014


The first draft of flood loss modeling standards (“standards”) was published by the Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology’s Flood Standards Development Committee (“Committee”) yesterday, November 5, 2014.

To view the 21-page draft, click here.

The Committee is scheduled to review various aspects of the standards at a November 14, 2014 meeting, including their purpose, required disclosures, forms, definitions and the procedures for related on-site audit review.  A portion of the meeting will be reserved for comments.  

To view the complete agenda, click here.

Please note that the Committee has set forth specific submission time constraints and format requirements for outside input.  To view the requirements, click here.

The November 14 meeting time, location and conference call information is below:

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Hermitage Conference Room, Hermitage Centre 
1801 Hermitage Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida  32308 

Conference Call Number:  US and Canada (888) 670-3525; International (720) 389-1212 
Conference Code:  7135858151 

A follow-up meeting is set for December 16 to resolve any outstanding issues with the document and begin discussion on draft Meteorological/Hydrological Flood Standards.  An agenda for this meeting has not yet been published.

Along with audio of the Committee’s October 30 meeting, other materials were posted, including a presentation by Risk Management Solutions (RMS) on U.S. Flood Modeling.  To access materials from all Committee meetings, click here.



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