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Barnstable County Watches and Waits

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 21, 2018
Barnstable County Watches and Waits

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 21, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of Winter Storm Toby. According to weather forecasters, the storm will not be as intense locally as the previous systems that battered the Cape in March. Nevertheless, the BCREPC is keeping an […]

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Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County—Again

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 21, 2018
Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County—Again

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 21, 2018 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. March 21, 2018, to discuss plans for the approaching nor’easter. There is a great deal of uncertainty around the forecast of this storm and the amount of snow expected. Latest guidance has winds picking […]

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Barnstable County Stands Down from Storm Skylar Operations

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 15, 2018
Barnstable County Stands Down from Storm Skylar Operations

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 15, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call on Thursday, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the status of the regional shelter system. Significant gains in power restoration have occurred since Thursday morning at 10 a.m. when Eversource reported […]

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Significant Progress in Barnstable County Power Restoration

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 15, 2018
Significant Progress in Barnstable County Power Restoration

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 15, 2018 – At its 10 a.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the status of the regional shelter system. Significant gains in power restoration have occurred since Wednesday at 6 p.m. when well over 100,000 subscribers were […]

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Barnstable County Shelters to Remain in Operation

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 14, 2018
Barnstable County Shelters to Remain in Operation

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 14, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the plans for the regional shelter system. Given the slow pace of power restoration, the BCREPC determined that the following emergency shelters will remain open until […]

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Three Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters to Open

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 13, 2018
Three Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters to Open

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 13, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call on March 13, 2018, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) approved the activation of 3 regional shelters The following regional shelters will open at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13: Sandwich High School 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich Barnstable Intermediate School […]

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Barnstable County Impacted by Storm Skylar

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 13, 2018
Barnstable County Impacted by Storm Skylar

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 13, 2018 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. March 13, 2018, to review the current effects of Winter Storm Skylar. At this time, citizens should be sheltering in place and staying off the roads. Conditions are very dangerous with high winds and […]

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Another Powerful Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 12, 2018
Another Powerful Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 12, 2018 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. March 12, 2018, to discuss the approaching nor’easter. Citizens should take measures to prepare for another significant weather event with snow, high winds, blizzard conditions, and heavy seas. The storm’s peak intensity is expected […]

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Barnstable County to Close Last Regional Shelter

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 5, 2018
Barnstable County to Close Last Regional Shelter

The Regional Emergency Shelter at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School will close at 12 p.m. today A reception center is open at the American Red Cross Chapter House at 286 South Street, Hyannis BARNSTABLE (MA) March 5, 2018 – At its 10 a.m. March 5, 2018, conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning […]

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Update on Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters Status

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 4, 2018
Update on Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters Status

The Regional Emergency Shelters at Falmouth High School and Barnstable Intermediate School are closed as of 4 p.m. Sunday The Regional Emergency Shelter at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School will remain open until further notice A reception center has been opened at the American Red Cross Chapter House at 286 South Street, Hyannis BARNSTABLE […]

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