Information from Mass 211 and MEMA

Extended Loss of Power, During and After a Hurricane, Is a Real Possibility

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Throughout this hurricane season the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
(MEMA) urges residents to prepare for the possible impacts of a hurricane or tropical storm. These storms can
bring strong winds that cause widespread power outages.

"As we have experienced in recent years with a variety of storms, strong winds have the capability to topple utility
poles and trees, as well as snap tree limbs causing them to fall on power lines and disrupt electrical service" warns Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Director Kurt Schwartz. "It is important to plan for prolonged power
outages and learn the practical steps you can take to keep your family safe. read more

MEMA REPORTS - August Newsletter

MEMA REPORTS is a monthly newsletter produced by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA
to help keep the Public Safety Community of Massachusetts better informed about the day's Emergency Management issues. MEMA REPORTS also appears on the MEMA website: read more

Facilitates Movement of Vehicles Off of Cape Cod In Advance of a Hurricane

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), in coordination with the
Massachusetts State Police (MSP), Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), and local
public safety officials on Cape Cod, may activate the Cape Cod Emergency Traffic Plan (CCETP) read more


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