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[December 6, 2021] Strong to Damaging Winds Possible Today on Cape Cod, southeastern MA, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket

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[December 6, 2021] Strong to Damaging Winds Possible Today on Cape Cod, southeastern MA, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Situational Awareness Statement #1 Situational Awareness Statement # 1: Strong to Damaging Winds Possible Today Incident or Event Overview The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting strong to damaging winds to impact Massachusetts this afternoon and tonight. Maximum wind gusts are expected to reach 40-50 mph, centered across Cape Cod, southeastern […]

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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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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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[10/26/21 – Tuesday AM] High Wind Warning and Storm Warning in Effect for Cape & Islands

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[10/26/21 – Tuesday AM] High Wind Warning and Storm Warning in Effect for Cape & Islands

Intense coastal storm expected in Southern New England today and Wednesday with very heavy rain, coastal flooding, and very strong winds Synopsis A digging trough over the east coast will transfer energy from one low to a new low approaching southern New England tonight. Discussion and Forecast A new rapidly intensifying surface low will approach […]

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[10/25/2021] Coastal Storm Monday (10/25) to Wednesday (10/27) 

[10/25/2021] Coastal Storm Monday (10/25) to Wednesday (10/27) 

Date/Time: October 25, 2021 / 9:30 AM  Incident or Event Overview Situation  The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a potential coastal storm Tuesday morning through Wednesday. The system will bring prolonged periods of rain, flooding, damaging winds, and minor coastal flooding and erosion. The highest confidence in strong winds is across Southeastern Massachusetts which […]

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[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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[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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