Storm Press Releases

Harwich shelter to accept pets

Harwich shelter to accept pets

UPDATE: Please be advised that as of 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 26, 2015, the Barnstable County Regional Shelter at Cape Cod Regional Technical School in Harwich WILL have a pet shelter. All six regional shelters will host pets: Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street, Falmouth Sandwich High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich Barnstable Intermediate […]

Filed in Press Releases, Storm Press Releases by on January 26, 2015
Regional shelter opening moved up to 6:30 p.m. Monday

Regional shelter opening moved up to 6:30 p.m. Monday

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 2015-01-002 January 26, 2015 For Immediate Release BARNSTABLE (MA) January 26, 2015 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. Monday to finalize plans for the upcoming winter storm.  Given the progressive nature of the storm, the shelter opening […]

Filed in Press Releases, Storm Press Releases by on January 26, 2015
Regional shelters to be open on Tuesday

Regional shelters to be open on Tuesday

BARNSTABLE (MA) January 25, 2015 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon to review plans for the upcoming winter storm. Weather guidance shows a high potential for a significant snow event starting Monday evening and ending on Wednesday. With a forecast of strong winds […]

Filed in Press Releases, Storm Press Releases by on January 25, 2015

Preparedness Articles

MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

Before Extreme Cold Weather  · Be aware of weather conditions by monitoring the media. · Ensure you have sufficient heating fuel, as well as emergency heating equipment in case you lose electricity. · Have a well-stocked Emergency Kit that includes flashlights, portable radio, extra batteries, a first aid kit, bottled water, non-perishable food and a manual can opener. […]

Filed in Announcements, Preparedness by on January 8, 2015
ENDURE Cape Cod Study

ENDURE Cape Cod Study

Please take a moment to fill out the ENDURE Cape Cod survey: www.endurecapecod.org

Filed in Preparedness by on March 27, 2014
Basic Winter Storm Preparedness & Hypothermia Awareness

Basic Winter Storm Preparedness & Hypothermia Awareness

TERMS TO LOOK FOR: Winter Storm Watch = Severe weather in the next 12-48 hours. Winter Storm Warning = Severe weather is here. Ice Storm Warning = Ice accumulations of ¼ inch plus. Blizzard Warning = Sustained winds or gusts to 35 mph or greater, with considerable falling or blowing snow. Visibility is less than […]

Filed in Preparedness by on December 16, 2013

Utilities Contacts

To report natural gas outages caused by the storm, contact National Grid at their Citizen Report Outage Line: 1-800-548-8000

To report power outages to NSTAR:
Call 800-592-2000

Twitter Updates

  • Regional Shelter Map in the green -- http://t.co/JKvE1aXlYd
  • View from the BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) early in the evening. http://t.co/YupvwTUgmj
  • REGIONAL SHELTER UPDATE: Please note that the Barnstable Intermediate School is in the village of Hyannis.
  • UPDATE! The Regional Shelter in Harwich WILL have a pet shelter. All 6 regional shelters will host pets. http://t.co/fkxChCxROd
  • Barnstable County shelters opening at 6:30 pm Monday, January 26, 2015. http://t.co/kQLphNjoQD
  • Important note to Cape Cod residents: Regional Shelters will open at 6:30 pm Monday, January 26, 2105. Details to follow.