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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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[7:30 AM] July 7, 2021 | BCREPC Monitors Tropical Storm Elsa

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[7:30 AM] July 7, 2021 | BCREPC Monitors Tropical Storm Elsa

Are you prepared? Although the sun is shining and we expect temperatures in the mid to upper 80s today on Cape Cod and the Islands, it is important to be prepared for Tropical Storm Elsa, likely to bring us 40 knot winds and potentially heavy and damaging rain later this week. Always #BePrepared for weather […]

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[8:00 AM] June 30, 2021 | Oppressive Heat Continues/ Severe Thunderstorms Today

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[8:00 AM] June 30, 2021 | Oppressive Heat Continues/ Severe Thunderstorms Today

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected today with an approaching cold front. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed much of state in the areas from Western to Eastern MA at enhanced risk for severe weather, Southeastern MA at slight risk, and the Cape and Islands at marginal risk. In terms of timing, thunderstorms are […]

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[10:30 AM] June 7, 2021 | Heat advisories for Western, MA and Eastern, MA excluding the Cape and Islands and South Shore

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[10:30 AM] June 7, 2021 |  Heat advisories for Western, MA and Eastern, MA excluding the Cape and Islands and South Shore

Heat Advisory June 6th-8th The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory throughout most of the Commonwealth. The advisory is issued from Sunday 6/6 to Tuesday 6/8 with most of the region experiencing temperatures above 90 degrees. Temperature highs will be 90-95 degrees each day of the advisory with Monday 6/7 being the […]

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[3:30 PM] May 26, 2021 | Weather Update

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[3:30 PM] May 26, 2021 | Weather Update

Scattered Strong to Severe Storms Possible Wednesday Afternoon and Evening [3:30 PM] May 26, 2021 | Update The most recent guidance suggests that the later timing of the development of storms in western MA should minimalize the impact to our region.   The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee will continue to monitor the situation.  The […]

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[9:15 AM] February 18, 2021 | Winter Weather Update – Snowfall Expected Today into Friday

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[9:15 AM] February 18, 2021 | Winter Weather Update – Snowfall Expected Today into Friday

Thursday, February 18, 2021/ 9:15 AM – Snow in the southeast parts of the state will spread across the remainder of the state in the late morning or early afternoon today. Snow will continue through Thursday night into Friday that will range from 3-7 inches. Snow may mix with rain or sleet over southeastern Mass, […]

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