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Hurricane information

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


Hurricane conditions

 HURCON 5: Indicates surface winds in  excess of 58 mph (50 knots) could arrive  within 96 hours.

 HURCON 4: Indicates surface winds in  excess of 58 mph (50 knots) could arrive  within 72 hours.

 HURCON 3: Indicates surface winds in  excess of 58 mph could arrive within 48  hours.

 HURCON 2: Indicates surface winds in  excess of 58 mph could arrive within 24  hours.

 HURCON 1: Indicates surface winds in  excess of 58 mph could arrive within 12  hours.

 HURCON 1C - Caution: Winds of 40-57  mph/35-49 knots sustained are occurring.

 HURCON 1E - Emergency: Winds of 58  mph/50 knots sustained and/or gusts of 69  mph/60 kts or greater are occurring.  All  outside activity is strictly prohibited. 

 HURCON 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  indoors.