Cape Cod Weather
Tune in on your radio or online to WQRC 99.9 FM for up to date weather information from the most trusted news and information source on Cape Cod.
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Cape Cod & Surrounding Area Weather Advisories:
Latest advisories from the National Hurricane Center are as follows:
Click here for current temperatures for individual towns on Cape Cod and the Islands.
Prepare for a Cape Cod Weather Emergency
Every Cape Cod home should have a copy of the Cape Cod Commission's Emergency Preparedness Handbook [PDF], which has Cape-specific information including a map of area shelters, a checklist to create your own disaster supply kit and information about power outages - plus much more. The Cape Cod Emergency Preparedness Handbook is available to download from the Cape Cod Commission Website.
Hurricane Season begins June 1st and runs through November 30th. The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) issued its 2011 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 19th, calling for a high likelihood (65% chance) of an above normal season. Forecasters say there is a 70 percent chance of having 12 to 18 named storms, of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes, including 3 to 6 major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5). These ranges encompass the entire season, which ends November 30. The NOAA encourages preparedness for each and every season regardless of the seasonal outlook For details on predictions visit The NOAA Website.
In case of an emergency the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, the State Police, the Governor, or the National Weather Service can active the Emergency Alert System. Cape Cod’s designated primary regional recipient of this EAS is WQRC 99.9 FM. Other Cape stations monitor WQRC for these emergency broadcasts and then rebroadcast the information. **WBZ 1030 AM is the state alternate primary regional recipient of the Emergency Alert System.