BCREPC on alert for Monday storm—no shelter activation at this time

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 7, 2016

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to discuss the winter weather predicted to arrive on Cape Cod on Monday. The National Weather Services has hoisted a Winter Storm Watch for Cape Cod and the Islands from Monday morning through Tuesday morning.

At this time, the BCREPC will not activate the Regional Shelter System but has asked all its Regional Shelter System partners to notify their members to remain on alert.

The BCREPC advises the citizens of Barnstable County to remain “weather aware” and be prepared for winter weather conditions.

For information about preparedness and the Regional Shelter System 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.

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