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[January 16, 2022 – 8:30 AM] MEMA Weather Update – High Winds Expected for Cape Cod & Islands

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[January 16, 2022 – 8:30 AM] MEMA Weather Update  – High Winds Expected for Cape Cod & Islands

Overview The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting dry and very cold weather to continue across much of Massachusetts (MA) today. Snow and rain will develop across the state tonight ahead of a strong storm system. While there remains some uncertainty with the track of this storm if it follows the current forecast track snowfall […]

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[December 10, 2021] Strong Winds Tomorrow into Tomorrow Night

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[December 10, 2021] Strong Winds Tomorrow into Tomorrow Night

Gale warning for coastal waters in effect Saturday at 7:00 AM. Next NWS Boston update/briefing at 6PM today. Please see the NWS Boston forecast for a wind event that is expected to impact Cape Cod and the Islands. OVERVIEW 40-55 mph wind gusts likely Saturday into Saturday night as a frontal system moves through. TIMING […]

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[November 12, 2021 – 12:18 PM ] Weather Update

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[November 12, 2021 – 12:18 PM ] Weather Update

Strong to damaging winds and heavy rain will affect the southern New England region today. Synopsis A deep closed low over the western Great Lakes will push a front through southern New England today. Discussion and Forecast Trough and associated front is pushing through southern New England at this time. A strong low-level jet and […]

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Alert: Residents with Medical Alert Systems experiencing disruption to landline service in Orleans

Filed in Alerts by on November 3, 2021
Alert: Residents with Medical Alert Systems experiencing disruption to landline service in Orleans

Medical alert systems connect to the emergency monitoring center through either a landline or cellular phone line. During a storm, these medical alert systems will not work if there is disruption in landline or cell service. DISRUPTION TO LANDLINE SERVICE IN ORLEANS Due to damage from the storm, many residents in Orleans have damage to their […]

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[10/30/21 – 11:08 AM ] MEMA Situational Report

Filed in Alerts, General by on October 30, 2021
[10/30/21 – 11:08 AM ] MEMA Situational Report

The following information was taken from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Situational Report received at 11:08 AM this morning. Situation Recovery activities continue in the areas of the state impacted by the recent Nor’easter, in particular southeastern Massachusetts and the Cape and Islands. Significant progress continues to be made regarding electric power restoration. Additionally, […]

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          BCRECP and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration

Filed in Alerts, Press Releases by on October 29, 2021
          BCRECP and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration

Media Alert 008:  Information from  the  Barnstable County  Emergency Planning Committee  (BCREPC)                        BCRECP and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration Committee members convened at 4:30 PM today October 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional […]

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BCREPC met at 4:30pm to discuss the latest updates on power restoration, support to community  

BCREPC met at 4:30pm to discuss the latest updates on power restoration, support to community  

 Media Alert 006:    Information from  the  Barnstable County  Emergency Planning Committee  (BCREPC)                    Regional Response to Nor’easter in its Third Full Day  BCREPC met at 4:30pm to discuss the latest updates on power restoration, support to community  October 28, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and […]

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[12:00 PM MEMA Situational Report ]Nor’easter Update # 6

Filed in Alerts by on October 27, 2021
[12:00 PM MEMA Situational Report ]Nor’easter Update # 6

  Incident or Event Overview Situation A Nor’easter weather system is currently having a significant impact in Massachusetts and has resulted in electric distribution customer outages, road closures and property damage due to downed trees and utility poles, and minor flooding in vulnerable coastal areas and beach erosion. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that […]

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[ 9:11 AM MEMA Situational Report ] Nor’easter Update # 5

Filed in Alerts by on October 27, 2021
[ 9:11 AM MEMA Situational Report ] Nor’easter Update # 5

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Situational Report Overview The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a Nor’easter to continue to impact Massachusetts through Wednesday afternoon. The system will bring prolonged periods of rain, flooding, damaging winds, and minor coastal flooding and beach erosion. Periods of moderate to heavy rain are expected to continue across the state […]

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BCREPC Finalizes Nor’easter Storm Preparation

BCREPC Finalizes Nor’easter Storm Preparation

Media Alert 002: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC)          BCREPC Finalizes Nor’easter Storm Preparation Committee reviewed minor changes in storm track at 4:00 PM meeting October 26, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, […]

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