Archive for March, 2016

New National Hurricane Center Product

Filed in General by on March 22, 2016
New National Hurricane Center Product

With the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season just around the corner, the National Hurricane Center recently announced the official implementation of the new Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map. The new flood map highlights a “worst-case scenario” surge / inundation for any given area during the approach of a tropical cyclone. What is storm surge? Along the […]

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All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio

Filed in General by on March 10, 2016
All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio

One of the best and most reliable sources of up-to-the-minute weather information is NOAA’s All-Hazard radio network. The system “is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 […]

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March 14, BCREPC Executive Committee Meeting

Filed in Announcements, Meeting Agendas by on March 9, 2016
March 14, BCREPC Executive Committee Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Executive Committee The BCREPC Executive Committee of the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee will hold a public meeting on at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 14, 2016 in the Harborview Conference Room at Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 Agenda I. Introduction of […]

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Massachusetts Alerts: A free public safety alerting app

Filed in General by on March 4, 2016
Massachusetts Alerts: A free public safety alerting app

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) offers a great app for your smartphone or tablet. According to the MEMA website, the Massachusetts Alerts app allows you to “Receive emergency alerts and information based on your location, proximity to an event or incident, and the preferences you select. Users receive real-time information, including: Severe weather about […]

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