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Destructive Weather
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Destructive Weather


points of contact

Cherry Point telephone information line: (252) 466-3093. 

Excerpt as of Dec 20, 2022, 10 a.m.: "Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point may be impacted by winter weather conditions over the next few months.

Currently, the installation is operating under a normal work schedule.  Members of the workforce are advised to monitor local weather channels and MCAS Cherry Point’s website and social media pages for weather impacts or installation advisories.

In the event of winter weather conditions, commuters are advised to contact their supervisor or chain of command regarding questions about reporting for work.  Always exercise sound judgement."

Tenant Command specific messages:

  • MCCS: (252) 466-6737

  • FRC East: (252) 464-8333

  • DLA: (252) 464-4083

  • Naval Health Clinic: (252) 466-1188.

Emergency Operations Center 

Phone:  (252) 466-5216 / 5217 / 5218
DSN:  582-5216 / 5217 
FAX:  (252) 466-7479

Destructive Weather Officer
Phone:  (252) 466-5616
DSN:  582-5616


Links:

 Department Of Homeland Security - Ready.gov
 National Hurricane Center
 N.C. Hurricane Evacuation Routes
 N.C. Division of Emergency Management
 Ready NC

 Craven County Emergency Management Info
 Carteret County Emergency Management Info

 

Winter Storm Conditions

WSC I  

Winter Storm Condition (I) (WSC) Please be aware we can expect the accumulation of ice and snow within the next (6) hours.

WSC II  

Winter Storm Condition (II) (WSC) Please be aware we can expect the accumulation of ice and snow within the next (12) hours.

WSC III  

Winter Storm Condition (III) (WSC) Please be aware we can expect the accumulation of ice and snow within the next (24) hours.

WSC IV  

Winter Storm Condition (IV) (WSC) The potential for the occurrence of a winter storm is elevated.

All Clear  

All Clear. The restrictions established in previous winter storm conditions have been cancelled.

WSC R  

Winter Storm Condition Recovery. The winter storm system has passed the area, but safety and storm hazards remain.

Publications of interest

MCAS Cherry Point Emergency Preparedness Guide - This guide was designed for use at home or an office setting by personnel families and civilians working and living aboard cherry point. It will provide the user with basic local response actions and preparedness information to various threats.

 
MCAS Cherry Point Emergency Preparedness Tri-fold Brochure

ARE YOU PREPARED?

Be Informed.  Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency.

Make A Plan.  Prepare, plan and stay informed for Emergencies.

Marine Volunteers


 

 
Marine Volunteers
CDC - Be Ready! Hurricanes Infographic 

 Before

  • Cover windows with storm shutters or plywood.
  • Tune in for local information.
  • Know how to turn off your gas, electricity, and water in case you need to evacuate.
  • Secure outdoor items by moving them to the garage.
  • Make an emergency kit.
  • Designate a shelter area if you can’t evacuate. Rooms without windows are best.

After

  • If your home has damage, do not reenter until it has been examined by a building inspector for safety.
  • Prevent mold growth; by airing out rooms and disinfecting.
  • Tap water may not be safe to drink. Listen to local warnings. More information
  • Throw away food that may be unsafe. More information
  • Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Use generators, stoves, and grills outside and away from windows and doors.
 
MCAS Cherry Point Emergency Mass Notification Procedures Tri-fold brochure

During an emergency, it is critical that personnel, dependents, and others aboard MCAS Cherry Point receive immediate notifications in order to take appropriate action. Whether it is an active shooter, hurricane, or other threat/hazard, it is crucial that personnel and dependents understand how they are notified and what actions to take. 

 
Marine Volunteers
Homeland Security - Bomb Threat Procedures

This quick reference checklist is designed to help employees and decision makers of commercial facilities, schools, etc. respond to a bomb threat in an orderly and controlled manner with the first responders and other stakeholders.

 

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point