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

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[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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[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

Filed in Alerts, General, Preparedness by on July 12, 2021
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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[2:15 PM] July 6, 2021 | Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Massachusetts

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[2:15 PM] July 6, 2021 | Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Massachusetts

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service until 8PM for most of Massachusetts (except for the Cape & Islands). A watch means thunderstorms are possible – be prepared. Storms may bring strong winds, hail and lightning. Read safety tips: http://mass.gov/mema/thunderstorms

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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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