August 26, 2011: Be Prepared! Hurricane Irene Heads Up the Coast

The National Weather Service has issued a Hurricane Watch for communities along the coast of Massachusetts.

Below are some resources and tips to help you stay safe and informed this weekend:

  • National Weather Service storm notice for Boston area
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hurricane Irene blog
  • Weather alert sign-up
  • Health safety tips from the Boston Globe
  • Disaster-kit recommendations from the American Red Cross

  • Tips to protect your home and business from the hurricane
  • Cape Cod emergency evacuation plan from Govenor Deval's office
  • Power outage information from NSTAR and National Grid