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Portsmouth Police Department
Friday September 3rd, 2010 :: 01:05 p.m. EDT



PORTSMOUTH- The City of Portsmouth’s Emergency Management Team met again Friday and although it appeared Hurricane Earl would become a tropical storm by the time it reached Portsmouth overnight, residents were urged to continue to monitor weather conditions.

Fire, Police and Public Works crews are prepared to respond to any weather-related issues, but there were no plans to open the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

If conditions change and warrant the sending of additional public updates, they will be transmitted in Community Newsletter special alerts and/or via the Code Red Community Notification (Reverse 911) System, posted at and sent to local news media outlets.

Portsmouth residents are again urged to register their cell phones, landlines and addresses in the Code Red System Database by going to in order to receive emergency messages, which cam be targeted to specific areas or the entire City. Residents also are urged to sign up for the City’s Community Newsletter at as it has the capacity to convey additional details in the event of an emergency, as well as regularly transmit important information about City activities every other Wednesday.

Portsmouth Police Department
3 Junkins Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Emergency: 9-1-1

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