Hurricane Preparedness - Information for Residents

Click on links below for information regarding Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Readiness

Food Safety during and after a hurricane

Hurricane Emergency Supply Kit

Preparing a 72-hr. kit

Keeping Your Family Fed If The Power Goes Out

Keeping Your Food Safe If The Power Goes Out


Ping4alerts!:  MEMA encourages smartphone users to download the free ping4alerts! app. This app is available free of charge for iPhone and Android phones and receives severe weather alerts from the National Weather Service and emergency information from MEMA based on the user's location.  Learn more at

Online Resources:  For additional information and resources, visit:

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency at (Hurricane preparedness tips and other preparedness information are available through the “Hurricane” link on MEMA’s homepage).

MEMA's Facebook page:

MEMA Twitter: @MassEMA

Mass211 at

Federal Emergency Management Agency at

FEMA Emergency Preparedness Website

FEMA Hurricane Information 

Wireless Emergency Alerts Information (on your mobile device)

National Hurricane Center website at

National Weather Service/Taunton at

National Weather Service/Albany, NY at (includes Worcester and Western MA)