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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 21, 2018 TIME: 7:30 AM SUBJECT: Nor’easter Today into early Thursday SITUATION: The National Weather Service (NWS) continues to monitor the potential for heavy snow, high winds, and minor to moderate coastal flooding today into Thursday. Despite this storm occurring less than 24 hours away, there is still some uncertainty, especially with the […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 20, 2018 TIME: 6:45 AM SUBJECT: Anticipated Nor’easter Wednesday into Thursday  SITUATION: The National Weather Service is increasingly confident that the Commonwealth will be impacted by a nor’easter beginning Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.  This storm will bring 8 inches – and possibly areas of 10-14 inches – of snow from Springfield east, […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 19, 2018 TIME: 7:00 AM SUBJECT: Potential Nor’easter Wednesday into Thursday  SITUATION: The National Weather Service has low but increasing confidence that portions of the Commonwealth will see periods of accumulating snowfall and strong winds Wednesday into Thursday. Although there is still too much uncertainty for exact snowfall amounts, at this time the […]

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MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

DATE: March 13, 2018 TIME: 10:15 AM SUBJECT: March 13, 2018 Winter Storm: Power Outage Update POWER OUTAGES Wetter, heavier snow along and southeast of the Boston – Providence corridor, coupled with 50-65 mph wind gusts, will result in an enhanced risk for tree damage and power outages. The greatest risk for power outages remains […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 12, 2018 TIME: 6:30 AM SUBJECT: Major Winter Storm Today  SITUATION: Snowfall has begun falling across Massachusetts, and will ramp up in intensity over the coming hours, with snowfall rates of 1-3” per hour possible in the eastern portion of the state through the afternoon. Areas with Blizzard Warnings posted will see blizzard […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 12, 2018 TIME: 1:30 PM SUBJECT: Winter Storm Tonight into Tuesday – Forecast Update  SITUATION: Brief Update: Since this morning’s Situational Awareness Statement, National Weather Service has issued the following watches and warnings:·        Blizzard Warnings for Coastal Essex County, Plymouth County, Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard for Winds gusting as high as 65 […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 12, 2018 TIME: 7:00 AM SUBJECT: Winter Storm Tonight into Tuesday SITUATION: Although there is still uncertainty in the forecast, it is likely that Massachusetts will be impacted by a significant storm tonight into Tuesday evening with the potential for blizzard-like conditions and snowfall rates of 1-3″ per hour. This storm could bring […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 7th, 2018 TIME: 11:30 AM SUBJECT: Winter Storm Today into Thursday (Update #4)  Situation The National Weather Service (NWS) has forecasted a Winter Storm to bring rain, snow, and gusty winds to all of Massachusetts this morning into early Thursday morning.  NWS provided an update to MEMA a short time ago, stating that […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

SUBJECT:  Upcoming Winter Storm Wednesday/Thursday (Update #3) Situation The National Weather Service is forecasting another coastal storm to bring rain, snow, and gusty winds to New England starting Wednesday morning and continuing into Thursday. Rain/Snow: Forecast snowfall totals have decreased since this morning, especially east of Rt. 495. Precipitation is forecast to overspread the state […]

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“MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT”

DATE: March 6, 2018 TIME: 9:30 AM SUBJECT:  Upcoming Winter Storm Wednesday/Thursday (Update #2) Situation The National Weather Service is forecasting another coastal storm to bring rain, snow, and gusty winds to New England starting Wednesday morning and continuing into Thursday. Rain/Snow: *       Forecast snowfall totals have increased since yesterday. *       Precipitation is forecast to […]

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