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KNOW YOUR ZONE is your one-stop source of information for everything you need to know about hurricanes in Massachusetts. You can identify your hurricane evacuation zone, stay informed about the hazards you may face from a hurricane, and learn how you can be prepared.

More Hurricane Resources

The National Hurricane Center is responsible for forecasting and tracking tropical storms and hurricanes

National Weather Service offices such as National Weather Service - Taunton (all of MA except Berkshire county) and National Weather Service - Albany (Berkshire county) develop local forecasts for the state.

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To learn more about the history of hurricanes in Massachusetts, read the New England Hurricanes of Note webpage.


Hurricane Resources for Emergency Managers

For emergency managers and public safety officials, see our Hurricane Resources for Emergency Managers webpage.