Concord Emergency Management Agency
The Concord Emergency Management Agency (CEMA), in conjunction with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) would like to notify all residents and visitors of the impending adverse weather advisory. As Hurricane Irene approaches the Continental United States and the Town of Concord is in Preparation for potentially severe weather. Intense sustained wind, bulk precipitation including flash flood conditions, and thunder storm activity are all potential adverse conditions encountered in hurricanes.
The exact timing and track of Hurricane Irene are being closely monitored by Federal, State and local officials. Early preparation and continued vigilance is of the upmost importance to public safety. Several websites as shown below can be referred to for Hurricane planning/information. MEMA can also be followed on social media sites as Facebook and Twitter.
Several key suggestions can be found in detail on these sites. Valuable tips such as ensuring you have proper severe weather kits including: First Aid materials, bottled water, non-perishable foods, and essential prescribed medications if needed.
Staying informed during a Severe Weather Advisory is vital for potential changes and updates during storms. The Town of Concord urges all to educate yourself, family, and friends about Hurricane Preparedness. Carefully monitor the Media and promptly follow instructions from Public Safety officials as the storm approaches.
Please monitor this Town of Concord website and the following websites for more information:
Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director
Town of Concord