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HURCON 4: Alert phase

Hurricane Condition 4 is declared by the 436th Airlift Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a tropical storm with 50-knot (58 mph) sustained winds or greater is possible within 72 hours. Stock up emergency supplies. Copy important papers and phone numbers; store in storm-proof place. Individuals evacuating should decide now where to go.


HURCON 3: Preparation Phase
Hurricane Condition 3 is declared by the 436th Airlift Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a tropical storm with 50-knot (58 mph) sustained winds or greater is possible within 48 hours. Monitor storm reports on local radio and television stations. Bring in lawn furniture, trash cans, potted plants and other loose objects. Individuals planning to evacuate should know the route they will take and consider leaving before an evacuation order is issued.


HURCON 2: Final Preparation Phase
Hurricane Condition 2 is declared by the 436th Airlift Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a tropical storm with 50-knot (58 mph) sustained winds or greater is possible within 24 hours. Adhere to evacuation orders if provided. Listen constantly to storm reports and board windows and glass doors. Turn refrigerator and freezer to their highest setting; freeze water in jugs. Fill sinks and tubs with water for bathing and sanitary purposes. Residents on high ground away from beaches should consider riding out the storm.


HURCON 1: Secure Phase
Hurricane Condition 1 is declared by the 436th Airlift Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a tropical storm with 50-knot (58 mph) sustained winds or greater is possible within 12 hours. All preparations should be complete. If necessary, evacuation orders should be followed. Remain indoors if riding out the storm.


AFTER THE STORM
Call the Base information line to find out when to report to work.

(302) 677-BASE

Be safe and let family members and supervisors know where you will be for the duration of the storm.

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TELEVISION
DAFB CC channel 24
WMDT-TV 47
WBOC-TV 16
   
RADIO
WDEL 1150 AM
WSTW 93.7 FM
WJBR 1290 KHZ
WJBR 99.5 FM
EAGLE 97.7 FM
WGMD 92.7 FM
WILM 1410 AM
WDOV 1410 AM
  92.9 FM
  93.5 FM
  900 AM
Statewide traffic alerts 1380 AM
   
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