Hurricane season runs through Nov. 30 for HI

| September 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The hurricane season runs through Nov. 30, so stay vigilant for turbulent shifts in weather. 

If a hurricane is approaching Hawaii, you will learn about it from radio and TV news reports, collected from the National Weather Service in Honolulu. 

Stay tuned to HACN TV2 in Island Palm Communities for specific guidance, respond to instructions on the IPC CallMax automatic telephone system and comply with directives from Military Police via public address systems.

Emergency shelters are located on Oahu Army installations. You will be advised when to proceed to your assigned shelter. When your get this notice, take your family and your emergency readiness kit to your assigned emergency shelter. 

Review the IPC Hurricane Readiness pamphlet, now, which lists Oahu Army emergency shelters and items you should have in your readiness kit. Download the pamphlet at www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil — under the Emergency Management link on the left side, “Hurricane Readiness Guide.”

Call 655-0497 or 438-6996 for more details about Army disaster preparedness.

Off-post military and families must determine their area shelter from the local phone book, www.scd.state.hi.us or call 523-4122. 

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