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Typhoon Season for CFAY runs from June 1 through October 31. CFAY's default posture of readiness during Typhoon Season is TCCOR 5. Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness or TCCOR levels shift as a typhoon approaches. Knowing what each TCCOR stage means can help you better prepare for an approaching storm.

Naval Oceanography Antisubmarine Warfare Center Yokosuka provides up-to-date weather-related information on their website, Weather Channel 17-5, AFN's Eagle 810, CFAY's Facebook page, Stars and Stripes' Pacific Storm Tracker are all resources available to get the most up-to-date information on the developing storms. Ready Navy offers resources and information including a page dedicated to making an at home emergency kit

During and after a typhoon, you may need supplies to keep your family safe and healthy.  Remember that a typhoon could cut off your power and water supply, and disrupt essential supply chains such as grocery stores and pharmacies. You also may not be able to drive due to damage to your vehicle and roads may be flooded or blocked.

Preparedness is the key to any emergency! The following attachments ensures that you are properly notified on emergencies that may affect the installation, and provides you with typhoon preparedness tips:
1)  AtHoc Registering and Updating Profile:  All personnel, update your contact information to include your dependent(s) contact in AtHoc.  This will ensure that you along with your dependent(s) are notified and updated with any tropical cyclone affecting our area.
2)  AtHoc APP Registration:  The AtHoc App brings crisis communication capabilities instantly to the palm of your hands.
3) Emergency Kits:  Helps prepare your family for an emergency by providing you the essential supplies needed in your emergency kits.
4) Factsheet - Typhoon:  Provides you with the tropical cyclone terminology including Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness levels.
5) Family Emergency Plan:  This plan will provide your family a communications plan with important information and phone numbers.
6) Hazardous/Destructive Weather Plan: Provides guidance on procedures concerning hazardous/destructive weather for personnel and commands within the Fleet Activities Yokosuka AOR. 
For more information, please contact CFAY Emergency Management Department at


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