Monthly Archives: February 2013

Winter Storm Warning for Sat Feb 16 – Sun Feb 17

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER … Continue reading

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Winter weather advisory for Sat Feb 16 into Sun Feb 17

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area for Saturday 7:00 PM through Sunday at 1:00 PM. The forecast models diverge in their predictions of the impact of tonight’s winter weather event. We note that … Continue reading

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Welcome new users

Nemo, the blizzard of 2013, brought many new people to follow Portsmouth Emergency Management Agency through Facebook, Twitter, and the EMA website. Welcome. We’re glad you found us. We hope you will remain with us on Facebook and Twitter. We … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Nemo Survey: How did we do?

How would you rate the Town’s response to Winter Storm Nemo? The Town of Portsmouth is interested  in hearing from you. Please participate in this on-line survey:  http://surveymonkey.com/s/Nemo02871 Similar surveys conducted after Hurricane Sandy and tropical storm Irene helped Town … Continue reading

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Island Park power update Mon 1:30 PM

Power was restored to 159 National Grid customers at 12:45 PM today. That line crew has moved to Bristol Ferry Road as is now working to restore power in that area.

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Prudence Island power update 11:20 AM

The Prudence Island Volunteer Fire Department reports that electric power was restored to the Prudence Island Fire Station at 11:04 AM.

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Storm recovery update Mon 9:45 AM

Additional power company crews have arrived in Portsmouth and are working to restore electric power to the 297 Portsmouth customers still without power. Power should be restored to Riverside and nearby streets in Island Park by 2 PM today. Every … Continue reading

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Storm recovery update Sunday 6:30 PM

Although electric power has been restored for most Portsmouth residents, some people are still without power. National Grid’s East Bay regional representative is working from the Portsmouth EOC and is aware of the remaining outages in Portsmouth.  National Grid has … Continue reading

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Was your home or property damaged by the storm?

Was your home or property in Portsmouth damaged by Nemo, the Blizzard of 2013? If so, please submit a damage report to the Town of Portsmouth. These damage reports will be helpful in determining whether or not our state qualifies … Continue reading

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Prudence Island power update Sunday 11:30 AM

Chief Marshall met with our National Grid regional representative a few minutes ago here at the Portsmouth Emergency Operations Center (EOC.) The current plan is to send National Grid crews and equipment to Prudence Island tomorrow morning at 6:00 AM.  National Grid is … Continue reading

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