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November 30, 2020 | Weather Update: High Wind Warning and Heavy Rain for Cape Cod and the Islands

November 30, 2020 | Weather Update: High Wind Warning and Heavy Rain for Cape Cod and the Islands

Event: Special Weather Statement Alert: …HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO STREET FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING… A period of widespread rain with embedded downpours will impact southern New England this afternoon and evening. This may lead to localized street flooding, particularly during the evening commute. Keep this in mind if you will be traveling this […]

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November 29, 2020 | Weather Update: Damaging Winds and Heavy Rain Possible for Monday and Tuesday

November 29, 2020 | Weather Update: Damaging Winds and Heavy Rain Possible for Monday and Tuesday

Weather Forecast Expect 50-55 MPH wind gusts and significant rain tomorrow into Tuesday.  Strongest wind is expected from 2:00 PM on Monday, November 30 until midnight on Tuesday, December 1. Heaviest rain is expected Monday afternoon and evening. Some scattered power outages across the region are possible. Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) The MACC is on […]

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Reported in MA

Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Reported in MA

November 8, 2020 – [Breaking] The USGS has recorded an #earthquake (magnitude 4.0) 9 km SSW of Bliss Corner, MA at 9:10AM. There are reports of it being felt through much of Rhode Island, the south coast & #CapeCod.. See map zcu.io/D0Jb

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Press Releases

11:23 AM November 23, 2020 | Tornado Warning

11:23 AM November 23, 2020 | Tornado Warning

Tornado Warning Alert: The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Northeastern Dukes County in southeastern Massachusetts… Southeastern Barnstable County in southeastern Massachusetts… * Until noon EST. * At 1122 AM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Edgartown, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD…Tornado. […]

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Filed in Announcements, Storm Press Releases by on November 23, 2020
Tropical Storm Isaias Expected to Reach Cape Cod Region Mid-Day

Tropical Storm Isaias Expected to Reach Cape Cod Region Mid-Day

Isaias – Media Release 005 Barnstable, MA. (August 4, 2020) — At a 10:00 a.m. conference call on Tuesday, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) convened remotely to discuss updates to the forecast for Tropical Storm Isaias. Individuals present on the call included over 75 representatives from agencies across Cape Cod’s 15 towns and […]

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Filed in Press Releases, Storm Press Releases by on August 4, 2020
BCREPC Monitors Tropical Storm Isaias

BCREPC Monitors Tropical Storm Isaias

 Isaias – Media Release 004   Barnstable, MA. (August 3, 2020) — At a 10:00 a.m. conference call on Monday, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) convened remotely to discuss updates to the forecast for Tropical Storm Isaias. Individuals present on the call included over 75 representatives from agencies across Cape Cod’s 15 towns […]

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Filed in Press Releases, Storm Press Releases by on August 3, 2020

Announcements

BCREPC Regular Teams Meeting on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM

BCREPC Regular Teams Meeting on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Note:   This meeting will be held through remote participation by the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee pursuant to Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker’s Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting […]

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November 2, 2020 – Weather

November 2, 2020 – Weather

Strong winds are expected today and into tomorrow morning on #CapeCod and the Islands.

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October 29, 2020 – Potential Impacts Tonight/Tomorrow of Post-Tropical Cyclone Zeta

October 29, 2020 – Potential Impacts Tonight/Tomorrow of Post-Tropical Cyclone Zeta

Information provided by MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY DATE: 10/29/2020 TIME: 3:30 PM SUBJECT: Post-Tropical Cyclone Zeta – Potential Impacts Tonight/TomorrowHurricane Zeta, now a strong post-tropical cyclone, will bring soaking rain to southern New England through tonight, with strong winds along the coast tonight into Friday. A widespread 1-2 inches of rain with isolated higher amounts […]

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Filed in Announcements, General by on October 29, 2020

Be Prepared

Are You and Your Family Prepared?

Are You and Your Family Prepared?

It’s Hurricane Preparedness Week in Massachusetts! We’ve partnered with Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and other agencies to remind you to prepare for the impacts of a tropical storm or hurricane.  In this video, Barnstable County’s Emergency Preparedness Specialist Andrew Platt, explains our regional shelter system on Cape Cod and provides tips on being ready for […]

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Filed in General, Preparedness by on July 16, 2020
“Hurricane Preparedness Week” Reminds Residents  to Prepare, Take Precautions

“Hurricane Preparedness Week” Reminds Residents to Prepare, Take Precautions

FRAMINGHAM – Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed July 12 – 18, 2020, to be Hurricane Preparedness Week in an effort to emphasize both the Commonwealth’s potential vulnerability to tropical storms and hurricanes, and the importance of preparing for their impact, including taking necessary precautions during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Residents and visitors are encouraged […]

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Filed in Announcements, Preparedness, Press Releases by on July 13, 2020
Preparing for Hurricane Season on Cape Cod During COVID-19

Preparing for Hurricane Season on Cape Cod During COVID-19

Andrew Platt, Barnstable County Emergency Preparedness Specialist, was recently interviewed in Emergency Management online magazine. He considers the complexity of dealing with both the pandemic and a major storm, and talks about how we are preparing.   Read the article HERE.

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Filed in General, Preparedness by on June 23, 2020
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