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NEWS | Sept. 28, 2022

JB Charleston implements Hurricane Condition 3

Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Joint Base Charleston transitioned to Hurricane Condition 3 at 6 p.m. today, based on the projected path of Hurricane Ian.

Current weather patterns project Hurricane Ian to potentially impact the South Carolina coast within the next 48 hours.

Base leaders are in the process of evacuating all C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to safe-haven locations, in order to continue their Rapid Global Mobility mission. An evacuation order for Team Charleston personnel and their families has NOT been given at this time. Under HURCON 3, JB Charleston will continue to secure property that may be exposed to storm conditions.

The 628th Medical Group and Naval Health Clinic Charleston will close at noon tomorrow, and remain closed on Friday. The Child Development Centers and Youth Centers will also be closed on Friday. The Visitor Control Center will close at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow and remain closed on Friday. Please follow @TeamCharleston on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more information on base services and closures.

For the latest hurricane preparedness information, base personnel and their families should visit the hurricane preparedness page on the JB Charleston website, here: https://www.jbcharleston.jb.mil/Welcome-to-Charleston/Hurricane-Preparation/

All personnel are reminded to update their personal information through their respective service accountability systems: 

Air Force:
https://afpaas.af.mil

Navy:
https://navyfamily.navy.mil.

Army:
https://www.armyg1.army.mil/adpaas.asp

Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel should reach out to their chain of command for accountability reporting instructions.

Useful resources: 
2022 South Carolina Hurricane Guide and #KnowYourZone interactive map is available on the SC Emergency Management Divisions website at www.scemd.org.

National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

Ready.gov: http://www.ready.gov

Ready Navy: https://www.ready.navy.mil/

Air Force Ready: https://www.beready.af.mil/