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Special FloodHazard Area

SFHA Designations
IN An area designated as within a "Special FloodHazard Area" (or SFHA) on a FIRM. This is an area inundated by 1% annual chance flooding for which BFEs or velocity may have been deter- mined. No distinctions are made between the different flood hazard zones that may be included within the SFHA. These may include Zones A, AE, AO, AH, A99, AR, V, or VE.
OUT An area designated as outside a "Special FloodHazard Area"(or SFHA) on a FIRM. This is an area inundated by 0.2% annual chance flooding; an area inundated by 1% annual chance flooding with average depths of less than 1 foot or with drainage areas less than 1 square mile; an area protected by levees from 1% annual chance flooding; or an area that is determined to be outside the 1% and 0.2% annual chance floodplains. No distinctions are made between these different conditions. These may include both shaded and unshaded areas of Zone X.
ANI (Area NotIncluded) An area that is located within a community or county that is not mapped on any published FIRM.