From the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and Fire Chief/Newburyport Emergency Management Director Christopher LeClaire: Situation A developing nor’easter is expected to begin impacting the New England region early Saturday morning through Saturday night, with the highest impacts forecast to occur during the day on Saturday. Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are forecast […]
Newburyport—The Newburyport Department of Public Services Water Division will begin flushing the City’s water system on Wednesday, September 26 and flushing will continue through October. Flushing hydrants helps to remove built-up sediments that settle in the water lines over time. Beginning in the City’s west end and proceeding east, flushing in residential neighborhoods will take […]
From the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency: The National Weather Service has issued Heat Advisories for most of southern New England for Tuesday and Wednesday, where heat index values between 95 and 100 degrees are expected. Newburyport may see temperatures as high as 102 degrees on Tuesday and 100 on Wednesday. Excessive Heat Watches have been […]
NEWBURYPORT — Chief Christopher LeClaire reports that the Newburyport Fire Department responded to the Merrimack River after a fishing vessel caught fire while waiting to offload its catch.
A heat wave is coming to New England, and residents are urged to take all precautions necessary to stay safe and healthy. Temperatures will be in the 80s today, but Saturday-Thursday will see five straight days of temperatures over 90 degrees, with Sunday-Tuesday featuring temperatures that will approach 100 degrees. The following information was released […]