The Massachusetts Conference Disaster Resource Team is urging individuals and congregations to make preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Irene. The team sent the following email out on Friday, August 26:
A message from your Massachusetts Conference UCC Disaster Resource Team
No doubt you are all aware that Hurricane Irene is heading in our direction. Right now Irene is a very powerful hurricane, but will possibly weaken some as it moves up the coast. Still, the track is far from certain. And there is no doubt that we will have heavy winds and torrential rains no matter what track Irene follows. This remains a dangerous situation for all of southern New England. We face the potential for flooding rains, a coastal storm surge, wind damage to property, power outages and a slight chance or tornadic activity.
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