Storm Press Releases

BCREPC Stands Down From Jose

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 21, 2017
BCREPC Stands Down From Jose

Peak winds have passed and winds will slowly decline as Jose weakens over the next several days. The MACC will cease operations Thursday afternoon. The BCREPC conference call and media release schedule will end. The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held its last conference call associated with Tropical Storm Jose at 4 p.m. […]

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BCREPC Expects One More Day From Jose

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 21, 2017
BCREPC Expects One More Day From Jose

Jose is nearly stationary around 145 miles SE Nantucket and tropical storm warning remains up. Wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph on Cape Cod and 60 mph on Nantucket possible Thursday. Erosion threat for east-facing coastline through Friday. Scattered power outages across the Cape. Wind should start to slacken overnight and into Friday. Bands […]

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BCREPC Plays Waiting Game With Jose

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 20, 2017
BCREPC Plays Waiting Game With Jose

Jose has been drifting northeast and its wind field is widening as the system becomes extratropical. Possible movement to the west on Thursday afternoon could bring wind gusts of 50 mph on Cape Cod with up to 60 mph on Nantucket. Some possible coastal flooding and 1-2 foot surge along east- and southeast-facing coastal sections. […]

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BCREPC Maintains Watch as Jose Weakens

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 20, 2017
BCREPC Maintains Watch as Jose Weakens

The MACC became operational at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Jose has been weakening and downgraded to a tropical storm. Jose was located about 150 miles south of Nantucket at 8 a.m. with winds near 65 mph. Winds will gust to 55 mph on Cape Cod today with up to 60 mph on Nantucket. Some coastal flooding […]

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BCREPC Modifies MACC Activation Based on New Guidance

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 19, 2017
BCREPC Modifies MACC Activation Based on New Guidance

The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will activate at 8 a.m. Wednesday. No plans for Regional Emergency Shelter System activation. Tropical Storm warning in effect. Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Scattered power outages are possible due to fully leafed trees. A storm surge of 1 to […]

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BCREPC Will Activate MACC on Tuesday for Jose

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 18, 2017
BCREPC Will Activate MACC on Tuesday for Jose

BCREPC Will Activate MACC on Tuesday for Jose No plans for regional shelter activation. The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will activate at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tropical Storm warning in effect. Onset of Jose expected overnight Tuesday into Wednesday depending on track. Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast is 20-30 mph with gusts to […]

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BCREPC Monitors Approach of Hurricane Jose

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 18, 2017
BCREPC Monitors Approach of Hurricane Jose

Onset of Jose expected overnight Tuesday into Wednesday depending on track. Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast is 20-30 mph with gusts to 60 mph. To be safe, citizens should earnestly prepare for the potential of significant wind impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all properties. Scattered power and communications outages are […]

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Barnstable County braces for winter weather

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 13, 2017
Barnstable County braces for winter weather

Barnstable County MACC to be activated at 7 a.m. Tuesday March 14, 2017 Regional Emergency Shelter System on standby BARNSTABLE (MA) March 13, 2017 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 4 p.m. Monday to review the latest forecast on the approaching winter storm. STATUS: The BCREPC […]

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Barnstable County wraps up coverage of winter weather

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 13, 2017
Barnstable County wraps up coverage of winter weather

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. Monday to wrap up coverage of the winter weather departing the area. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will stand down at 5 p.m. Monday. The BCREPC thanks the members of the Barnstable County All Hazard Incident Management Team […]

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Barnstable County monitors current weather conditions

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 13, 2017
Barnstable County monitors current weather conditions

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 8 a.m. Monday, February 13, 2017, to review the winter weather affecting Cape Cod. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) was activated at 4 a.m. Monday by the Barnstable County All Hazard Incident Management Team. The MACC will continue to […]

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