FEMA updating flood maps

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is releasing updated flood maps for Clay and Union Counties.

FEMA Spokesman Brian Hvinden says they want to hear from those effected by the new maps.

Hvinden says homes, businesses and farms can move in or out of prospective flood plains.

Hvinden says they will include suggested changes before issuing the final maps.

More information is available online at fema dot gov.

Most counties in eastern South Dakota will go through the process over the next few years as flood maps are updated.