Monthly Archives: January 2015

Winter Storm Watch Sun Feb 1 – Mon Feb 2

859 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015 …WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT… * LOCATIONS…NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT…RHODE ISLAND AND EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS. * HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW. * ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES. * … Continue reading

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Please Clear Snow From Around Fire Hydrants =- Jan 28 2015

Portsmouth Fire Department has noted that many fire hydrants are covered with snow.   Seconds count when combating a fire.  Please clear a 3 foot area around the hydrants near your home.  It may be the action that helps fight a … Continue reading

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Portsmouth IPI Team to Return to Normal Routine Operations Jan 27, 2015 1800

The Portsmouth EOC Internet Public Information (IPI) Team is standing down from full (24hr/day) operations effective 1800 Tuesday Jan 27. We will be passively monitoring Facebook, Twitter and the Emergency Web Site at Level 4 until all storm efforts have … Continue reading

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Congratulations to All Portsmouth Town Staff, Volunteers and Citizens Jan 27, 2015 5:15 PM

Congratulations to the Town Officials, Police and Fire Departments and Department of Public Works and also all the citizens of Portsmouth for making a tremendously dangerous few days safe and injury free during this epic storm.  It took the team … Continue reading

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After 8 PM, Please Use Caution on The Roads and Drive Only if Absolutely Necessary – Jan 27, 2015 1710

Although the Governor has lifted the travel ban effective 8 PM tonight, we strongly advise that only absolutely essential travel be done until the DPW has time to finish their job of clearing the streets. Travel is still very dangerous, … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Town hall closed Wednesday Jan. 28

Portsmouth Town Administrator John Klimm announced that town hall will be closed Wednesday Jan. 28

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Portsmouth Public Schools Closed Wednesday Jan. 28

Portsmouth School department announced that all public schools will be closed Wednesday Jan 28.

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Travel Ban Remains in Effect Jan 27, 2015 1145

Per the Governor’s new conference, the travel ban remains in effect until further notice due to the continuing bad conditions on the roads

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Portsmouth Emergency Services and DPW are Doing a Great Job – But Please Stay home. Jan 27, 2015 0750

Portsmouth Police and Fire are doing a great job in keeping us safe.  DPW is doing their best to keep roads passable for emergencies.  Please be safe and stay home and off the roads.

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Significant Drifting Makes Travel on Portsmouth Roads Very Dangerous – Jan 26, 2015 0555

There is significant snow drifting on Portsmouth roads.  Please obey the travel restrictions and be safe.

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