Information from Mass 211 and MEMA

SWIMMERS URGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS DUE TO POSSIBLE RIPTIDES

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Officials are cautioning swimmers to stay aware of surf conditions this weekend even as
the projected path of Hurricane Arthur is predicted to pass 100 miles east of Massachusetts. Even at that distance,
large swells are expected to produce dangerous rip tide conditions along area beaches. Swimmers must take
precautions given the potential high seas and strong currents expected to be associated with this event.
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STAY INFORMED AT THE 2014 BOSTON MARATHON WITH
MASSACHUSETTS ALERTS FREE SMARTPHONE APP

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Boston Athletic Association
(the BAA) has partnered with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to ensure that runners and spectators have the ability to receive important public safety and emergency information in a timely manner. Massachusetts Alerts is a communication tool used by MEMA to disseminate critical information to smartphones. It is powered by a free app download (called Ping4alerts!) that is available for Android and iPhone devices.
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