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Emergency numbers, power outage maps


  • National Grid: 1-800-465-1212
  • Text "storm" to 64743 to receive updates about your area from National Grid
  • National Grid encourages users to follow them at @NationalGridUS on Twitter for updates
  • Eversource: 1-800-592-2000
  • Red Cross: Massachusetts region (617) 274-5200) & New Hampshire region (603) 225-6697
  • MEMA: (508)820-2000
  • Report a Tree Down In Boston: (617) 635-4500

Good apps:

FOX25 Weather App - features live radar, custom weather alerts, an hourly and 7-day forecast. 


FOX25 News App - features latest forecasts, satellites, and up-to-date video coverage from FOX25 reporters and FOX reporters all along the east coast

American Red Cross "shelter view" – features a real-time map of shelters in your area

MEMA: "ping-4-alerts" system – allows residents to receive weather alerts and other important messages from emergency officials

Flashlight apps: turns your phone into a flashlight in the event that power goes out (link for iPhone, link for Android)

Weather cams:

Weather underground: features hundreds of live video streams from all along the east coast

Power outage maps:


National Grid