Wisconsin Flood Risk Mapping Application (WFRMA) Data Layers

 This table contains information about the data layers included in the Wisconsin Flood Risk Mapping Application.

Data Layer Description Year Data Source

River Flood Status

This layer shows the observed river gauges with real-time river depth and flood level status.

Current National Weather Service (NWS) Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS)
Hospital

This layer contains all hospitals in Wisconsin.

2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Air Medical This layer contains the locations and attributes of air medical services in Wisconsin.  Air medical services outside of Wisconsin, but serving Wisconsin, may be included. 2016

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

Nursing Home This layer contains long-term care facilities in Wisconsin. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Hospice This layer represents the locations of hospice facilities in Wisconsin. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
EMS This layer contains emergency medical services (EMS) locations in Wisconsin. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
End-Stage Renal Disease This layer contains end-stage renal disease dialysis treatment centers in Wisconsin. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

Assisted Living

This layer represents the locations of assisted living facilities in Wisconsin. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Home Health Agency This layer represents the locations of home health agencies in Wisconsin 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

Intermediate Care

This layer represents the locations of intermediate care facilities for individuals with developmental disabilities. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

Child Day Care

This layer represents the locations of child day cares in Wisconsin. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Public Health Departments This layer represents the locations of local public health agencies in Wisconsin. 2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Healthcare Facilities (other) This layer contains all other Wisconsin healthcare facilities. 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Wisconsin County This layer shows the boundaries of all 72 of Wisconsin’s counties. 2010 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Local Public Health Departments This layer shows the locations of local public health agencies in Wisconsin. 2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition This layer contains the boundaries for the 2017 Wisconsin Healthcare Coalition regions. In 2014, Wisconsin established seven healthcare coalition regions to coordinate how public health, healthcare institutions, and first responder agencies will manage their efforts to enact a uniform and unified response to an emergency. 2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Hospital Emergency Preparedness This layer contains the boundaries for the seven hospital emergency preparedness regions. 2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Public Health This layer shows the boundaries of the five public health regions in Wisconsin. 2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Emergency Management This layer shows the boundaries of the six emergency management regions in Wisconsin. 2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Flood-related Events This live data feed indicates a variety of weather warnings, watches, and advisory statements for flood-related events. Current National Weather Service (NWS)
Weather Radar Base Reflectivity Mosaic This layer shows radar data that is updated by the National Weather Service every 10 minutes during non-precipitation mode and every 2-6 minutes during precipitation mode. Current National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) / National Weather Service (NWS)
Cumulative Total This layer shows the real-time precipitation forecast (in inches) for the next 72 hours. Current National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD)
Mitigation Acquisition Parcels This layer shows land parcels that were acquired by Wisconsin Emergency Management as part of their Comprehensive State Hazard Mitigation Program. 2018 Wisconsin Emergency Management
Flood Hazard Layer This layer shows the National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL) and represents 100-year floodplain as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. 2016 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Social Vulnerability Index This layer displays social vulnerability by Census tract based on 15 social factors, including poverty, vehicle access and housing. 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Electricity Dependent (zip code level) This layer displays information about Medicare beneficiaries who rely on cardiac implantable devices and electricity-dependent medical equipment (DME) such as ventilators and feeding tubes. Current U.S. Department of Health and Human Services emPOWER
Electricity Dependent DME (county level) This layer displays information about Medicare beneficiaries who rely on cardiac implantable devices and electricity-dependent medical equipment (DME) such as ventilators and feeding tubes. Current U.S. Department of Health and Human Services emPOWER
Electricity Dependent DME (county level) This layer displays information about Medicare beneficiaries who rely on cardiac implantable devices and electricity-dependent medical equipment (DME) such as ventilators and feeding tubes. Current

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services emPOWER

Per Capita Proximity to Floodplain (m) This layer displays the population-weighted average proximity to the 100-year floodplain (in meters), as defined by FEMA’s National Flood Hazard Layer. Population and proximity were calculated from Census blocks and then aggregated as average distances by Census tracts 2013 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); U.S. Census
Percent of Land Area within Floodplain This layer displays the percentage of the land area, by Census tract, that overlaps the 100-year floodplain as defined by FEMA’s National Flood Hazard Layer. 2018 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); U.S. Census

 

For more information, contact Colleen Moran, Climate and Health Program Manager

Last Revised: June 13, 2019