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 Layers Description Year Data Source

Adult Day Care

Locations and attributes of adult day cares licensed by the state of Wisconsin. 

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Current Precipitation (NOAA)

Radar data 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)
Electrically Dependent (emPOWER)

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 (HHS) emPOWER
Emergency Management

Boundaries of the six emergency management regions in Wisconsin.

2018

Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

This dataset contains locations and attributes of emergency medical services licensed by the state of Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
End-Stage Renal Disease (Dialysis)

Locations and attributes of end-stage renal disease dialysis treatment centers licensed by the state of Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Flood Advisories (NWS)

Live data feed for a variety of weather warnings, watches, and advisory statements for flood-related events.

Current National Weather Service (NWS)
Flood Hazard Layer (FEMA)

Special Flood Hazard areas and areas of 1% annual chance flood with average depth less than one foot or with drainage areas of less than one square mile, as defined by the National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL).

2016

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition

Boundaries for the Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness 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.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Home Health Agency

Locations and attributes of home health agencies licensed by the state of Wisconsin. 

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Hospice

Locations and attributes of hospices licensed by the state of Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Hospital

Locations and attributes of hospitals licensed by the state of Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Hospital Emergency Preparedness

Boundaries for the seven hospital emergency readiness coalition regions in Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Impervious Surface (NLCD)

Land cover areas with impervious surfaces, as defined by the National Land Cover Database (NLCD).

2016 Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics (MRLC) consortium
Intermediate Care Facility (ICF/IID)

Locations and attributes of intermediate care facilities licensed by the state of Wisconsin. 

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Licensed Child Care Center

Locations and attributes of child care centers licensed by the state of Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Local Public Health Departments

Local public health agency boundaries in Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Long-term Care (LTC)

Locations and attributes of long-term care facilities licensed by the state of Wisconsin. 

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Mitigation Acquisition Parcels

Boundaries and attributes of land parcels acquired by Wisconsin Emergency Management as part of their Comprehensive State Hazard Mitigation Program.

2018 Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM)
Nursing Home

Locations and attributes of nursing homes licensed by the state of Wisconsin. 

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Per Capita Proximity to Floodplain (m)

Population-weighted average proximity to the National Flood Hazard Layer (in meters). Population and proximity were calculated from Census blocks and then aggregated as average distances (per capita) to Census tracts.

2013 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); U.S. Census Bureau
Percent of Land Area within Floodplain

Percentage of the land area, by Census tract, that is within the Flood Hazard Layer.

2018 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); U.S. Census Bureau
Precipitation Forecast (72 hour)

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)
Private Well Locations (WI) DNR)

Private well locations from the DNR well construction database. Note: The well construction database only has township, range and section for many older wells. In those situations, points are a centroid.

Current Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Public Health Region

Boundaries of the five public health regions in Wisconsin.

2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Public Health Regional Office

Locations and attributes of public health regional offices in Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
River Flood Status - NWS (AHPS)

Locations and attributes of observed river gauges with real-time river depth and flood level status.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Schools (K-12)

Locations and attributes of K-12 public and private schools in Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Social Vulnerability Index (CDC)

Social vulnerability metrics based on 15 social and demographic factors, including poverty, vehicle access and housing.

2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Tribal Boundary (AIANNH)

American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) Areas within the state of Wisconsin.

2018 U.S. Census Bureau (TIGER)
Tribal Health Center

Locations and attributes of tribal health centers licensed by the state of Wisconsin.

Current Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Wisconsin County

Wisconsin counties boundaries.

2018 Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

 

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

Last Revised: December 11, 2019