Thursday, November 15, 2018

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USAG Fort Belvoir DOES follow the OPM adverse weather guidance. Operating status announcements made due to adverse weather are binding for Garrison personnel only. All other personnel must check with their supervisors or chains of command for guidance.

During inclement weather, crisis situations, emergency closures or any other conditions that may affect garrison operations, US Army Garrison Fort Belvoir uses the following platforms to alert the workforce, mission partners and community of the garrison’s operational status:

athoc  Fort Belvoir AtHoc Mass Notification System 
facebook  Fort Belvoir Facebook
twitter  Fort Belvoir Twitter
hotline  Fort Belvoir Hotline
 703.805.3030 

Effective Nov. 15, 2018, USAG Fort Belvoir follows the OPM adverse weather guidance. Operating status announcements made due to adverse weather are binding for Garrison personnel only. All other personnel must check with their supervisors or chains of command for guidance.

OPM operating status can be found on the OPM website at https://www.opm.gov/.
You can also download the OPM Alert Mobile App using your mobile devices app downloading software.
OPM Alert is the official operating status app of the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM). This free app provides a real time look at the current operating status for Federal Government offices in the Washington, DC area.
This app allows you to instantly view the current and active operating status and sign up for optional push notifications when status changes occur. You can also review previous status updates and take a look at OPM's Dismissal and Closure procedures for the Washington, DC area.

The AtHoc Notification System, Facebook and Twitter pages are the best places to find and receive real-time updates on the garrison’s operational status, notifications of threats, safety messages and life-saving information.

Fort Belvoir has established the hashtag #BelvoirWeatherAlert to allow the community to easily track and follow critical social media posts on Facebook and Twitter. Additional hashtags will be used based on the emergency situation.

Mission Partner Organizations  

Mission partner organizations must make their own weather decisions as it pertains to the status of their personnel. Operating status announcements made due to adverse weather by USAG Fort Belvoir are for Garrison organizations. Mission partner personnel are encouraged to find out their respective organization’s policy and procedures or follow the garrison’s guidance.  

Weather Announcements

Tune into local television and radio stations for the latest weather announcements. Local stations include:

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