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Category: Emergency Planning

NOAA predicts above-normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

May 24, 2022 | Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year — which would make it the seventh […]

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Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Situational Reports

When a natural disaster, storm event, or other regional emergency happens, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee activates the Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC). Its purpose is to provide emergency […]

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When is Hurricane Season?

Hurricanes and tropical storms can occur at any time of year, but most of them occur during the hurricane season which lasts from June 1 to November 30, with mid-August […]

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[March 11, 2022 – 5:00 PM] Wintry Weather & Strong Winds on Saturday – MEMA Situational Report # 1

The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a wintry weather event with rain changing to snow tomorrow, Saturday (3/12). Rain will begin falling early Saturday morning and then change to […]

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[February 24, 2022 – 4:30 AM | Friday Winter Storm Update from NWS Boston

  Precipitation likely starts off as a period of moderate to heavy snow during the pre-dawn hours on Friday morning, then likely changes to a wintry mix south of the […]

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[February 23, 2022 – 3:45 PM | Friday Winter Storm Update from NWS Boston

Precipitation likely starts off as a period of moderate to heavy snow during the pre-dawn hours, then likely changes to a wintry mix across portions of the region. The greatest […]

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[February 23, 2022 – 4:30 AM | Winter Storm Watch from Midnight Friday to Midnight Saturday

A winter storm will bring accumulating snow and ice to Southern New England Friday. Precipitation likely starts off as a period of moderate to heavy snow during the pre-dawn hours, […]

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[February 16, 2022 – 3:30 AM | Strong Winds Anticipated Late Thursday to Friday, Heavy Rain and Higher Temps]

Strong southerly/southwesterly winds late Thursday night into Friday morning.  Widespread gusts 50-60 mph south and east of the I-95 corridor. Unseasonably warm temperatures, 50F to 60F, and widespread one inch […]

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[February 4, 2022 | 9:30 AM] Icey Road Conditions Today, Travel Impacts – MEMA Situational Report #2

  Situation Massachusetts is experiencing a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain across that will result in hazardous travel conditions during both the morning and evening commutes today. Rain […]

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