Tyndall's Hurricane Page

This page provides current and pertinent links to available information in the event that Tyndall and its personnel experience hurricane conditions. The links will better prepare Airmen and their families if a hurricane strikes your area.

Current HURCON condition: No Current HURCON condition
Open Shelter condition: No shelters activated

Please verify and update AFPAAS by logging into the Air Force Portal

Hurricane Conditions

HURCON 5 (96 hours prior)

1. Monitor weather stations.

2. Activate family/personal plan (include pets).

3. Inspect/inventory shelter or evacuation kit.

4. Check vehicle; prescriptions and food.

5. Brief family members on situation.

6. Clear yard of loose materials that could possibly turn into projectiles.

7. Update Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (AFPAAS).8. Identify closest shelter.

 

HURCON 4 (72 hours prior)

1. Ensure you have completed all steps/precautions listed for HURCON 5.

2. Continue to monitor local T.V. and radio.

3. Prepare home for hurricane.

4. Protect skylights, fit windows and glass doors with shutters or plywood (if living off-base).

5. Ensure vehicle and generator (if applicable) fuel tanks are full.

 

HURCON 3 (48 hours prior)

1. Ensure you have completed steps/precautions listed for HURCON 4 and 5.

2. Monitor weather stations.

3. Finish preparations for storm.

4. Gather evacuation items.

5. Secure home and belongings.

6. Prepare for potential evacuation.

 

HURCON 2 (24 hours prior)

1. Ensure you have completed all steps/precautions listed for HURCON 3, 4 and 5.

2. Monitor T.V. and radio

3. Brief family members on evacuation/ride out plan.

4. If going to a shelter, don't forget evacuation/shelter kit.

5. Remain in shelter until released by proper officials.

 

HURCON 1 (12 hours prior)

1. Ensure you have completed all steps/precautions listed for HURCON 1, 2, 3 and 4.

2. Evacuate if still safe to do so.

3. Monitor T.V. and radio.

4. Remain in shelter until released by proper officials.

5. If not sheltered, find shelter immediately, or prepare to “ride-out” in your home.

 

HURCON 1C (Caution)

1. Winds of 40-57 mph sustained are occurring.

2. All outside activity is prohibited.

3. Remain in shelter until released by proper officials.

4. If not sheltered, find shelter immediately.

 

HURCON 1E (Emergency)

1. Winds of 58 mph sustained and/or gusts of 69 mph or greater are occurring.

2. Remain in shelter until released by proper officials.

 

HURCON 1R (Recovery)

1. Surface winds in excess of 58 MPH are no longer occurring and storm has passed.

2. Non-essential functions remain closed unless directed otherwise by the wing commander.

3. All but emergency personnel remain in quarters until further notice.

4. If evacuated do not return to base until directed to do so.

Evacuation Guidelines

  • Grab your disaster kit, pets and family and leave no earlier than directed by the Wing Commander
  • Finance will reimburse you for an evacuation of up to 350 miles one way (mileage can be increased by the Wing Commander)
  • Things to note when evacuating - main routes will be congested, tune to radio for traffic information, become familiar with secondary roads as backup
  • Be sure to identify yourself as an evacuee when making hotel reservations
  • Military/Civil Service may be recalled before dependents
  • 4-TIERED APPROACH FOR PERSONNEL ACCOUNTABILITY - Upon arrival to primary/alternate evacuation points or up to 24 hours after notice of evacuation contact supervisor (or the person above them on the recall roster)

    Contact supervisor/UCC
    Contact the HESS at 1-877-325-EVAC (3822)
    Update status on AFPAAS at: https://afpaas.af.mil/
    Contact AFPC/PRC at 1-800-435-9941

  • Last Resort: In the event you are stranded in a crisis area with no communication available, report your status to any responding agent (Red Cross, local police, FEMA, etc.) and ask that agent to report your status to the Air Force through any means possible

Shelter List

Tune into local television/radio stations to see which shelters have been activated.

Off Base

Mosley High School - 501 Mosley Dr., Lynn Haven
Bay High School - 1200 Harrison Ave., Panama City
Bozeman Learning Center (Special Care) - 13410 Hwy 77, Panama City
Callaway Elementary School - 7115 Hwy 22, Callaway
Hiland Park Elememntary School - 2507 E. Baldwin Rd., Panama City
Lynn Haven Elementary School - 301 W. 9th St., Lynn Haven
Merritt Elementary School - 5044 Merritt Brown Way, Panama City
Milville Elementary School - 203 N. East Ave., Panama City
Rutherford High School - 100 School Ave., Springfield
Tommy Smith Elementary School - 5044 Timothy Smith Dr., Panama City
North Side Elementary School (Special Care) - 2001 Northside Dr., Panama City

On Base

Billeting Rooms - Bldg. 1332
*Other buildings as designated by the Wing Commander

Evacuation Options

In the event of a hurricane, the three Air Force installations listed below serve as options of evacuation. The numbers listed may help for planning purposes.

Moody Air Force Base -
Operator: (229) 257-1110
Lodging: (229) 257-3893

Maxwell Air Force Base -
Operator: (334) 953-1110
Lodging: (334) 953-3931

Robins Air Force Base -
Operator: (478) 926-1110
Lodging: (478) 926-2100

HURCON Conditions

HURCON

CRITERIA

5

Destructive Winds are possible within 96 hours.

4

Destructive Winds are possible within 72 hours.

3

Destructive Winds are possible within 48 hours.

2

Destructive Winds are possible within 24 hours.

1

Destructive Winds are possible within 12 hours.

1C

Caution: Winds of 40-57 mph sustained are occurring.

1E

Emergency: Winds of 58 mph sustained and/or gusts of 69 mph or greater are occurring.

1R

Recovery: Destructive winds have subsided and are no longer forecast to occur; survey and work crews are permitted to determine the extent of the damage and to establish safe zones around hazards (e.g., downed power lines, unstable structures). Non-essential personnel are asked to remain in doors.

Hurricane Preparedness Briefings

    The 325th Civil Engineer Readiness and Emergency Management Flight will be conducting briefings to help prepare you and your family for the 2017 Hurricane Season.

    Attendance to any of the following briefings is highly encouraged:

    All Briefings will be held at the Readiness and Emergency Management, Building 909, 215 Virginia Ave. from 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.     

    May 19

    May 30

    June 26

    July 17

    August 4

    August 14

    September 18

    October 23

    November 6