Storm Press Releases

Barnstable County Stands Down from Emergency Operations

Barnstable County Stands Down from Emergency Operations

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) has concluded emergency operations for Storm Grayson. After a 24-hour operational period, the BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) demobilized at 8 a.m. Friday. The BCREPC gives its heartfelt thanks to its emergency operations partners who staffed the MACC: Barnstable County All Hazards Incident Management Team Eversource Energy […]

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 5, 2018
Barnstable County Faces Frigid Temps in Storm’s Wake

Barnstable County Faces Frigid Temps in Storm’s Wake

Afternoon high tide created significant problems along north and east-facing coastline Midnight high tide should not be as significant Bitterly cold air will flow in behind the storm creating severe icing conditions Citizens should be prepared for power outages The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 3 p.m. Thursday, […]

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 4, 2018
Barnstable County Facing Severe Weather Threats

Barnstable County Facing Severe Weather Threats

Coastal flood expected along north-facing shoreline at time of afternoon high tide At the height of the storm winds could gust at hurricane force Bitterly cold air will flow in behind the storm changing creating severe icing conditions Citizens should be prepared for power outages The Barnstable County MACC is online as of 8 a.m. […]

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 4, 2018
BCREPC Regional Emergency Shelter Update: No Activation Prior to Storm

BCREPC Regional Emergency Shelter Update: No Activation Prior to Storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelter System will NOT be activated prior to the onset of the storm The BCREPC will monitor conditions on Thursday and Friday to determine if Regional Emergency Shelter activation is required All Regional Emergency Shelter partners are on standby and ready to activate should the need arise BARNSTABLE (MA) January […]

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 3, 2018
Barnstable County Prepares for Powerful Ocean Storm

Barnstable County Prepares for Powerful Ocean Storm

Blizzard warning in effect from 1 a.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday Coastal flood warning is in effect from 11 a.m. Thursday to 4 p.m. Thursday At the height of the storm winds could gust as high as 70 mph Bitterly cold air will flow in behind the storm Citizens should be prepared for power […]

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 3, 2018

Preparedness Articles

Hurricane Preparedness Week

Hurricane Preparedness Week

The week of May 15th – 21st 2016 is NOAA’s Hurricane Preparedness Week. Each day of the week, a new preparedness tip is emphasized and supported with useful planning tools and educational resources. The 7 focus areas are: Determine Your Risk, Develop an Evacuation Plan, Secure an Insurance Check-up, Assemble Disaster Supplies, Strengthen Your Home, […]

Filed in General, Preparedness by on May 16, 2016
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

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 Eversource (formerly NSTAR):
Call 800-592-2000

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