Recently ISWS was awarded Honorable Mention in FEMA's first annual CTP Recognition Program for their exceptional efforts through the CHAMP Program.This story map highlights these award-winning efforts.

Building Footprints were created from Illinois LiDAR data which was classified and included a separate class for buildings. The LiDAR used was acquired from 2012 to 2017.

Destined for DFIRMs. This site is intended for displaying hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) studies to eventually be incorporated into Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps.

Topographic Wetness Index shows areas with increased accumulated runoff potential, and areas with low slope and large upslope contributing areas within selected Illinois counties.

Identification of Unmapped Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA) in Illinois

Coordinated Hazard Assessment and Mapping Program (CHAMP) Brochure (8 MB pdf)
Illinois Cooperating Technical Partner Business Plan (19 MB pdf)
Mitigation Funding Resource Guide (pdf)
Cover of the Fall 2005 Issue of Storms and Floods Magazine Related Links