11.3. Weather Safety Checklist.

  • 11.3.1. Does the base weather station make initial notification to predetermined support agencies in
    the event of or forecast of adverse weather conditions? Reference 11.1.1

  • 11.3.2. Has the installation developed local procedures to ensure personnel and agencies involved in
    high weather risk activities are notified and adverse weather precautions are taken in a timely
    manner? Reference 11.1.2

  • 11.3.3. When lightning is detected or observed, are actions taken to minimize personnel exposure to
    lightning hazards? Reference 11.2.1

  • 11.3.4. When lightning is detected or observed in the immediate vicinity, do personnel seek shelter
    in protected buildings or shelters? Reference 11.2.1.1

  • 11.3.5. Is a two-tier notification system established to minimize personnel exposure to lightning?
    Reference 11.2.3

  • 11.3.6. Is a lightning watch initiated 30 minutes prior to thunderstorms being within a 5 nm radius of
    any predetermined location or activity as forecast by the supporting AF weather organization?
    Reference 11.2.3.1

  • 11.3.7. Is a lightning warning in effect whenever any lightning occurs within a five (5) nm radius of
    any predetermined location or activity as forecast by the supporting AF weather organization?
    Reference 11.2.3.2

  • 11.3.8. Do all outside activities cease and personnel seek adequate shelter during a lightning
    warning? Reference 11.2.3.2.1

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