Flooding And Flood Risks

If there is something we learned about Hurricane Katrina, it was that the majority of the damage was caused by the flooding and not the impact of the hurricane. Sonoita, AZ's Monsoon season starts mid June and ends around mid September. The process starts with the hot and dry weather May and June bring. Usually, the winds come from the west and temperatures soar above 100 degrees.
Special Flood Hazard Areas represent the area subject to inundation by 1-percent-annual chance flood. Structures located within the SFHA have a 26-percent chance of flooding during the life of a standard 30-year mortgage. Federal floodplain management regulations, and flood insurance is mandatory if you live in a high-risk area when you have a mortgage from a federally regulated or insured lender. Following information will help you identify your flood risks and guide you through mitigating your water damage and saving your possessions.



Articles by the National Association of Realtors®, pertaining to flooding preparedness, tips on clean-ups, and flood insurance.