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Wind-born Debris Region

February 10 2009 | 0 comments
Categories: Map Data

Our Building Department has requested a layer showing the designated windspeeds in accordance with the Florida Building code.

I have been unable to find a shapefile/layer I could use. Does anyone know where I may be able to obtain this information?

Mapping Center Answer:

I think you might be in luck -- I Googled "wind-born debris" and found this as the first link:

http://www.weaverprecast.com/florida/downloads/wind-borne_debris_region_map.pdf

It happens to be for the State of Florida and it looks like it was compiled by state government agencies, who might be willing to share the data with you.  Check the bottom of the PDF image for the contact information.

Since I was so successful just doing a web search, you might try doing this yourself in the future, when you have to "scrounge for data".

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