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Did you know that when an emergency or a natural disaster strikes, the BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) activates at its location at the Barnstable County Complex?  It’s purpose is to provide emergency resources to towns if needed.  The MACC directs the opening of regional emergency shelters in the event of natural disasters that significantly impact our region.

Report a Power or Natural Gas Outage

Click on the icon to view a power outage map. To report power outages to Eversource (Formerly NSTAR): Call 800-592-2000
To report natural gas outages caused by the storm, contact National Grid at their Citizen Report Outage Line: 1-800-548-8000

Find an Emergency Shelter Near You

There are 6 regional shelters on Cape Cod and Nantucket. See the current open or closed status of our shelters below. Navigate to the second page of the map more information about each location. All shelters accepts pets.

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Get important information regarding COVID-19 vaccine, testing locations and other updates related to the pandemic response.

Archived Posts

[9/2/2021] Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center Response to NSW Tornado Warnings

Filed in Featured, General by on September 2, 2021
[9/2/2021] Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center Response to NSW Tornado Warnings

How Barnstable County Responds to Severe Weather Events and All Hazards Many residents might not know that when our region is experiencing severe weather, such as the tornado warnings on September 1st and 2nd, Barnstable County activates the¬†Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC), a National Incident Management System (NIMS) standard entity, poised for a regional response, and […]

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[ 9/01/21 | 4:16 AM] Flash Flood Watch in effect for ALL of CT, MA and RI late tonight into Thursday morning

Filed in Alerts by on September 1, 2021
[ 9/01/21 | 4:16 AM] Flash Flood Watch in effect for ALL of CT, MA and RI late tonight into Thursday morning

Discussion and forecast Extreme rainfall with significant flooding is possible late tonight into Thursday morning. Flash Flood Watch in effect for ALL of CT, MA and RI this afternoon through Thursday afternoon. The remnants of Ida will approach the southern New England area today. Our region may experience a few showers early by noon, but […]

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Media Alert 004: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Hurricane Henri Update 

Filed in Alerts by on August 22, 2021
Media Alert 004: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Hurricane Henri Update 

BCREPC Convened at 10:00 AM August 22nd to Review Tropical Storm Henri Updates and Regional Response Planning¬†¬† August 22, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) ‚Äď The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional partners, met this morning to discuss the changes […]

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Media Alert 003: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Hurricane Henri Update

Filed in Alerts by on August 21, 2021
Media Alert 003: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Hurricane Henri Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE¬†¬† Media Alert 003: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Hurricane Henri Update¬†¬† BCREPC Convened at 4:00 PM on Saturday August 21 to Review Hurricane Henri Updates and Regional Response Planning¬† August 21, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) ‚ÄstThe Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local […]

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[10:00 AM] Media Alert 002: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Hurricane Henri Update

Filed in Alerts by on August 21, 2021
[10:00 AM] Media Alert 002: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Hurricane Henri Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BCREPC Convened at 10:00 AM on Saturday August 21 to Review Hurricane Henri Updates and Regional Response Planning August 21, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) ‚Äď The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional partners, met this morning […]

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[7:00 PM] 001 Media Alert: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Regarding Tropical Storm Henri    

Filed in Alerts by on August 20, 2021
[7:00 PM] 001 Media Alert: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) Regarding Tropical Storm Henri    

BCREPC Convened at 4:00PM on Friday August 20th to Discuss Potential Impacts from Tropical Storm Henri and Emergency Preparedness Measures¬†for our Region¬† August 20, 2021 (Barnstable, MA)¬†‚Äď The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state and local public health officials, first responders, shelter managers, elected officials and other regional decision-makers is now […]

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MEMA Urges Residents to Begin Preparations for Tropical Storm Henri

Filed in Alerts by on August 20, 2021
MEMA Urges Residents to Begin Preparations for Tropical Storm Henri

All residents should begin preparations for Tropical Storm Henri now, by taking the following steps: Stay Informed: This is an evolving weather situation. Residents should monitor the forecast through local media, and messages from emergency officials. Sign up for your local reverse 911 system if your community has one. Also check to make sure your […]

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[10:00 AM] Update on Tropical Storm Henri and Potential Impact on Cape Cod & Islands

Filed in Alerts by on August 20, 2021
[10:00 AM] Update on Tropical Storm Henri and Potential Impact on Cape Cod & Islands

Discussion and Forecast Tropical Storm Henri continues to experience strong shear near 20-25kts. This has held down any intensification stage thus far, but shear is forecast to slacken down to near 10kts by tonight. ¬†This will allow the cyclone to take advantage of the 29C (84F) sea surface temperatures it will be traversing during the […]

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Friday Morning Tropical Storm Henri Update

Filed in Alerts by on August 20, 2021
Friday Morning Tropical Storm Henri Update

Tropical Storm Henri is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane as it heads north toward southern New England this weekend. Hurricane Watches and Storm Surge Watches are in effect on the south coast. A watch means conditions are possible. There remains a great deal of uncertainty with regard to Henri’s track which will have a […]

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[5:00 AM] August 19, 2021 | Update: Tropical Storm Henri Potential Impacts to Cape & Islands

Filed in Alerts by on August 19, 2021
[5:00 AM] August 19, 2021 | Update: Tropical Storm Henri Potential Impacts to Cape & Islands

Tropical Storm Henri UPDATED 1130z 08-19-21 SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…29.5N 69.5W ABOUT 525 MI…845 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA ABOUT 810 MI…1300 KM S OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH…110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 260 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…995 MB…29.39 INCHES Discussion and forecast […]

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