March nor’easter: current REPC status

Filed in Press Releases by on March 24, 2014
Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee
Media Release 2014-04-001
March 24, 2014
For Immediate Release
 
March nor’easter: current REPC status  
BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, to discuss the potential winter storm.
Current forecasts indicate that the storm will arrive Tuesday evening and hit peak intensity overnight. It is a fairly fast moving system and is expected to pull away from the area by late Wednesday morning.
The BCREPC is closely monitoring the storm and has taken the following actions:
The Regional Shelter System volunteer personnel have been put on standby.
The Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) operated by the Barnstable County Incident Management Team is on standby.
A conference call will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday to assess the latest storm forecasts.
 
For information about preparedness and sheltering visit the Barnstable County REPC website at www.bcrepc.org. Follow the BCREPC on Twitter @bcrepc.
 
Additional information on preparedness is available from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) at www.mass.gov/mema or the FEMA website at www.ready.gov or call 2-1-1. For specific local information, citizens should contact the emergency management office in their town.
 
Contact: Kevin Morley
pio@bcrepc.org
Twitter: @bcrepc

 

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