A new weather system could bring another 6-8 inches of snow in some parts of the state Thursday, but will likely miss Cape Cod.
Tuesday, February 12
The following was provided by the Massachusett Emergency Management Agency. Another weather system is expected to impact the Commonwealth Thursday. There is a possibility the Cape and the Islands may see snow showers early morning Thursday but no significant accumulation is expected. Officials do not anticipate Coastal areas to be adversely affected during the high tide cycle. MEMA suggests taking precautions with unstable structures covered by snow, as precipitation can drastically increase the weight of snow.
MEMA offers tips as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
With the possible threat of Hurricane Sandy following a track that could have a major impact on New England early next week, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) recommends actions that people can take to minimize the potential damage from this storm. “Early planning and preparation can be the key to your safety,” said MEMA Director Kurt Schwartz. “It is important to use your time wisely and not wait until the last minute to ensure your family’s safety.” Here are some examples of steps you should be taking: -Make sure you have a well-stocked family disaster kit in the event you lose power or are isolated for a number of days. -Trim back trees and shrubbery around your home. Remove diseased or damaged tree limbs that …