HURCON 4

 

HURCON 4:Issued 72 hours in advance of the earliest possible arrival of 50-knot (58 mph) winds orwhen a tropical storm approached andthe3-day forecast"cone of probability” includes any portion of the state of Florida.

 

1. CAP Facilities/Asset Managers:

a. Identify pre-storm actions required toensure assigned CAP facilities are prepared toendure forecast storm impact and create/update a planto take all necessary actions NLT24 hrs. of local landfall, to include.

(1). Check hurricane kits and emergency supplies, issue or procure items needed.

(2). Move secure portable exterior equipment inside. If that is not feasible,move to leewardsideof a building.

(3). Adding sandbags and/or tape to seal door sills and windows as needed.

b.Fill fuel tanks of all assignedCAP vehicles and emergency generators.

c. Report any significant problems to building custodian and Group/CC.

 

2. GroupandUnit Commanders/Operations/ES Officers

a. Beginidentifying aircrews for aircraft repositioning based on HPC timelines.

b. Reviewapplicable local mutual aid and support agreements. Ensure local EOC, airport management and other agencies as needed have updatedcontact names, phone numbers and email addresses for local CAPleadership.

c. Review procedures for local agencies to request CAP assistance. Generally,these must be submitted the local EOCtothe State EOC. Parallel notification to the FLWG OPS team canexpedite executionoflocal requests.

d. Identify essential personnel, notify and verify their availability for the forecast storm period.

e. Using unit phone trees, establishthe status as well as the plans and availability throughthe forecast storm period of eachassigned CAPmember.

f. Reviewallpending local CAP events; cancel/reschedule as appropriate.

g.Compile FLWG SITREP inputs for transmission NLT 24 hrs. after HURCON 4 is set. Submit daily when anduntil directed otherwise.

 

3. Individual Members:

 

a. Prepare your personal response equipment.

b. Report your availability to your CC/Ops Officer and update them of changes.

c. Goto your local Emergency Management Authorities website andreviewanyactions theymay recommend orrequire for your area.

d. Reviewanychecklists from the Florida State Department of Emergency Management andfromyour local authorities’ web pages.

e. Continually monitor email account and the FLWing Facebook Page for information updates.

 

4. ALL: Review HURON 3 actions.