State Emergency Operations Center Activation

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Please see below, MEMA has activated to a level 2 due to the threat of high winds.

Please reach out to the HMCC Duty Officer at (978)-946-8130 for emergencies.

MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT

DATE: February 25, 2019
TIME: 8:00 AM
SUBJECT: State Emergency Operations Center Activation

 

Situation

Due to today’s forecast high winds and the potential for associated impacts such as downed trees, blocked roads, and power outages, the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) at MEMA Headquarters in Framingham has activated to Level 2 (Partial Activation) as of 7:00 AM in order to provide situational awareness and coordinate requested assistance to cities and towns.

In addition to MEMA staff, liaisons from the following Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) are present at the SEOC:

  • ESF-6 – American Red Cross
  • ESF-12 – Department of Public Utilities

Communities or partners needing support can contact the SEOC by one of the following methods:

  • VHF or 800 MHz radio,
  • Phone at 508-820-2000,
  • WebEOC, using the 2019 February Incidents Event

Stay Informed:

Utilize Massachusetts Alerts to receive emergency notifications and information from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service.  Massachusetts Alerts is a free app that is available for Android and iPhones. To learn more about Massachusetts Alerts, and for information on how to download the free app onto your smartphone, visit: http://www.mass.gov/service-details/massachusetts-alerts-smartphone-app.

Utilize MEMA’s real-time power outage viewer to stay informed about current power outages in your community and region, and across the state, including information from utility companies about restoration times: http://mema.mapsonline.net/public.html

Utilize MEMA’s live weather radar and forecasting tools: http://www.mass.gov/map-resources

Online Resources

For additional information and resources, visit:

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