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Barnstable County on alert for winter storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 9, 2017
Barnstable County on alert for winter storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 11 a.m. Thursday to review the latest forecast on the winter storm approaching the Cape and Islands. STATUS: Given the predicted intensity of the snowfall, high winds, and projected blizzard conditions, the BCREPC will activate the Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) and […]

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No emergency shelter system activation

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 7, 2017
No emergency shelter system activation

BARNSTABLE (MA) January 7, 2017 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 11 a.m. Saturday to review the latest forecasts on the winter storm approaching the Cape and Islands. Given the predicted duration of the storm, the “fluffy” consistency of the snow, and the moderation in temperature […]

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As winter storm pulls away BCREPC stands down

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 8, 2016
As winter storm pulls away BCREPC stands down

BARNSTABLE (MA) February 8, 2016 – With weather reports indicating the winter storm is pulling away, and with minimal power outages on Cape Cod, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) made the decision to stand down during its 4:00 p.m. conference call. The Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will end operations at […]

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BCREPC monitors winter storm — no shelter activation at this time

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 8, 2016
BCREPC monitors winter storm — no shelter activation at this time

BARNSTABLE (MA) February 8, 2016 – At its 10 a.m. conference call Monday the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the winter storm currently hitting Cape Cod. The BCREPC will continue to monitor the progress of the storm. The Regional Shelter System will not be activated at this time but all Regional Shelter […]

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

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 7, 2016
BCREPC on alert for Monday storm—no shelter activation at this time

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 […]

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Barnstable County braces for winter storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 23, 2016
Barnstable County braces for winter storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2016,  to review the latest forecasts on the coastal storm approaching the Cape and Islands. Given the predicted duration of the storm, the forecast snow amounts, and the moderation in temperature expected next week, the BCREPC […]

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BCREPC winter storm planning update

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 22, 2016
BCREPC winter storm planning update

At its 4 p.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the latest forecasts on the winter storm predicted to affect the area on Saturday. It was noted that the National Weather Service issued high wind and winter storm warnings Friday afternoon. Winds are expected from the northeast at 30 to […]

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BCREPC continues to monitor weekend storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 22, 2016
BCREPC continues to monitor weekend storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. Friday to update members on the latest forecast regarding the winter storm predicted to affect the area on Saturday. The main issue for the region has been just how far north the main precipitation shield will reach. The National Weather […]

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BCREPC on alert for weekend storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 21, 2016
BCREPC on alert for weekend storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 1 p.m. Thursday to discuss the winter weather predicted to arrive on Cape Cod over the Saturday/Sunday time frame. The latest forecast models show the storm traveling south of Cape Cod resulting in a much lighter snowfall than that which is expected […]

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Barnstable County REPC: no plan to open regional shelters

Filed in Announcements, Press Releases, Storm Press Releases by on February 15, 2015
Barnstable County REPC:  no plan to open regional shelters

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 1 p.m. Sunday to discuss the impact of the ongoing winter storm. With power outages localized and an encouraging report from Eversource about the progress of power restorations, the BCREPC has determined that the Regional Shelter System will not be activated at […]

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