Hurricane Conditions

HURCON 4 (96 hours prior)
1. Monitor weather stations; on-base check channel 12.
2. Activate family/personal plan.
3. Inspect/inventory shelter or evacuation kit
4. Check vehicle; prescriptions and food.
5. Brief family members on situation.
6. Determine plan for pets
7. Protect skylights, fit windows and glass doors with shutters or plywood (if living off-base). Ensure vehicle and generator (if applicable) fuel tanks are full.
8. Clear yard of loose materials that could possible turn into projectiles.

HURCON 3 (72 hours prior)
1. Ensure you have completed all steps/precautions listed for HURCON 4.
2. Prepare home for hurricane.
3. Leave if evacuation.

HURCON 2 (48 hours prior)
1. Ensure you have completed steps/precautions listed for HURCON 3 and 4.
2. Monitor weather stations.
3. Finish preparations for storm.
4. Secure home and belongings.

HURCON 1E (Emergency, 24 hours prior)
1. Ensure you have completed all steps/precautions listed for HURCON 2, 3 and 4.
2. If going to a shelter, don't forget evacuation/shelter kit.
3. 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.

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

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:
    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

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: HURCON 5
Open Shelter condition: No shelters activated

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