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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 258 AM EST Fri Jan 14 2022 MAZ022>024-142100- /O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0001.220114T1600Z-220115T1000Z/ Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA- Including the cities of Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, and Nantucket 258 AM EST Fri Jan 14 2022 ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM EST SATURDAY... * WHAT...North winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 70 mph expected. * WHERE...Dukes MA, Nantucket MA and Barnstable MA Counties. * WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 5 AM EST Saturday. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.
Open Burning Season begins January 15 – May 1 between the hours of 10-4. Permits are not required however you must call the Cotuit Fire Department (508)428-2210 after 9:30am on the morning you wish to burn.
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