flood plan http://tristatesradio.com en FEMA Revises Flood Map for Carthage http://tristatesradio.com/post/fema-revises-flood-map-carthage <p>The newest flood map from the Federal Emergency Management Agency expands the flood plain in Carthage. FEMA has been taking advantage of satellite photography and GIS technology to update its flood maps.<br /><br />Mayor Jim Nightingale said some residents will be surprised by the results.<br /><br />He said,&nbsp; &ldquo;There&#39;s a lot of questions on this, you know.&nbsp;&nbsp; It&#39;s a big part of the center of the city and I think there&#39;s people that didn&#39;t think they were in a flood plain, which they are.&rdquo;<br /> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:56:41 +0000 Jim Lenz 9290 at http://tristatesradio.com FEMA Revises Flood Map for Carthage