Crocker Neck Prescribed Burn

UPDATE: 6/14/18 Due to weather conditions the burn has been cancelled.

UPDATE: 6/12/18 The prescribed burn at Crocker Neck is now scheduled for Thursday or Friday June 14 or 15, weather dependent. The Fire Department will issue a phone notification if given the green light.

UPDATE: 4/27/18 The prescribed burn at Crocker Neck is on hold until late May, to prevent unnecessary damage to oak trees. Once the leaves are out, they will be less susceptible to damage from a low slow burn. This cold spring and wet year have played havoc on burn schedules.

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The Barnstable Conservation Division has contracted with Northeast Forest and Fire Management LLC to conduct another prescribed burn in the Crocker Neck Conservation Area of Cotuit.  They will be focusing on Subunits B & D. See map of Subunits Here.  Depending on weather conditions, it is scheduled for Monday April 23, 2018. If it is a go a phone notification will be issued by the Cotuit Fire Department to nearby residents.

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More Information HERE

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY


URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Taunton MA 9:23 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WEDNESDAY 3/21/18 5pm THROUGH THURSDAY 3/22/18 MORNING…

* WHAT… Wet snow. Total snow accumulations will range from 3 to 5  inches on the upper Cape, Martha`s Vineyard, and Block Island, to as little as 1 to 2 inches on the outer Cape.

* WINDS…Northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph with the strongest winds Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

* WHERE…Cape Cod and the Islands.

* WHEN…From Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Tree branches could fall. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.

VIEW FORECAST HERE

EMERGENCY SHELTERS OPEN

March 15, 2018 UPDATE: All Shelters Now Closed

EMERGENCY SHELTERS OPEN!

* Barnstable Intermediate School, 895 Falmouth Road, Hyannis will remain open until 10 AM Thursday March 15. This is a pet -friendly shelter.

* Sandwich High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich

* Cape Cod Regional Technical School, 351 Pleasant Lake Avenue, Harwich