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[5:00 AM] August 18, 2021 | Forecast of Tropical Storm Henri Impacts to Region

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[5:00 AM] August 18, 2021 | Forecast of Tropical Storm Henri Impacts to Region

Overview Tropical storm Henri is forecast to pass well offshore this weekend but may bring high surf, rip currents, and rough seas. There is also a low chance of tropical storm force winds on Cape Cod and the Islands. Timing: Most likely late Saturday into Sunday Hazards and Impacts: ▪ High surf and rip currents […]

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August 12, 2021 | Forecast of Oppressive Heat in Barnstable County 8/11 – 8/13

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August 12, 2021 | Forecast of Oppressive Heat in Barnstable County 8/11 – 8/13

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a period of prolonged oppressive heat, Wednesday (8/11) to Friday (8/13) throughout most of the Commonwealth. During this three-day period, daytime temperature highs will be up to 95 degrees today and 95-99 degrees Thursday and Friday. Heat index (Apparent Temperature) values will be up to 105-109 Today (8/12) and […]

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Local Volunteer Ham Radio Operators Complete Summer Exercise

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Local Volunteer Ham Radio Operators Complete Summer Exercise

August 10, 2021 – Last Saturday, the Cape Cod and Islands ARES district held its summer field exercise.  These dedicated volunteers had field sites in Falmouth, Sandwich, Brewster, and Chatham with additional participation from home stations in other parts of Massachusetts. Broadcasting was conducted on VHF, UHF, 6m, HF (60 and 75m) and digital Winlink/NBEMS. […]

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August 10, 2021 – Hot temperatures expected next several days

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August 10, 2021 – Hot temperatures expected next several days

August 10, 2021 • Never leave children or pets alone in a closed vehicle   • Recognize & respond to heat-related illnesses   • Stay hydrated   • Check on neighbors, older adults & those at risk   Heat Safety Tips: http://mass.gov/mema/heat

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[4:45 AM] July 29 , 2021 | Isolated Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Late Thursday Into Early Friday

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[4:45 AM] July 29 , 2021 | Isolated Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Late Thursday Into Early Friday

There is currently a low risk for a few strong to severe thunderstorms tonight into the early hours of Friday in our region. While showers and even a few thunderstorms could develop by the late afternoon hours, those are expected to remain below severe criteria. In addition, there is a low risk of flooding should […]

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Preparing For Atlantic Hurricane Season on Cape Cod: What You Need to Know

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Preparing For Atlantic Hurricane Season on Cape Cod: What You Need to Know

July 11, 2021 – It is Hurricane Preparedness Week in Massachusetts.  How prepared are you?  Do you know if you are in a flood zone? Do you have an evacuation plan? Do you know where emergency shelters are activated on Cape Cod? Below find information on ways to be prepared and what to do in […]

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[8:00 AM] July 9, 2021 | Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Activates Multi-Agency Coordination Center

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[8:00 AM] July 9, 2021 | Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Activates Multi-Agency Coordination Center

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Activates Multi-Agency Coordination Center   Public is reminded to take safeguards as Tropical Storm Elsa passes over Cape Cod & the Islands today July 9, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Members of the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call on Friday morning, July 9, to review […]

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[6:00 PM] July 8, 2021 | Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Tropical Storm Elsa Update

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[6:00 PM] July 8, 2021 | Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Tropical Storm Elsa Update

Information from Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Situation At 5 PM, Tropical Storm Elsa was located 300 miles southwest of Atlantic City, New Jersey with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and a minimum central pressure of 1006 mb. Elsa is moving toward the northeast near 21 mph. On the forecast track, Elsa will pass near […]

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[9:00 AM] July 8, 2021 | Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee is on Alert for Tropical Storm Elsa

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[9:00 AM] July 8, 2021 | Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee is on Alert for Tropical Storm Elsa

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee is on Alert for Tropical Storm Elsa Public asked to take safeguards as Elsa is expected to pass over southeast New England around dawn on Friday July 9. July 8, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Members of the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call on Thursday […]

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[3:30 PM] July 7, 2021 | BCREPC Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Elsa

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[3:30 PM] July 7, 2021 | BCREPC Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Elsa

Incident or Event Overview Situation At 11:00am, Tropical storm Elsa was located 65 miles north-northwest of Cedar Key, Florida with 65 mph maximum sustained winds and a minimum central pressure of 999 mb. Elsa is moving north near 14 mph and will continue to move inland. There is still some uncertainty regarding Elsa’s exact track […]

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