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Inclement Weather Policy
Ft. Belvoir Operating Status In the event of severe weather conditions, the AFMS may be closed or have a late arrival or early dismissal based on either Fort Belvoir status or an AFMS decision. Students will be notified as follows:

a. Notification.

(1) During Duty Hours. The Course Director will advise students of early dismissal.

(2) During Non-Duty Hours. Students will follow the Fort Belvoir operating status. The operating status for Fort Belvoir may be notified through a local television channel or radio station or even through the OPM notification system.

b. “Liberal leave” or “unscheduled leave is authorized” DOES NOT APPLY to AFMS students. When bad weather or road conditions occur that affect operations at Fort Belvoir, that information is recorded on the Fort Belvoir Information Hotline at (703) 805-3030. Fort Belvoir operations and OPM status is also provided to the local television and radio stations whose Web links are provided below. In addition to running weather-status announcements in their on-air broadcasts, most media outlets also list them in “Operating Status” links on their Web sites.

NBC Washington (Channel 4)
FOX TV (Channel 5)
ABC WJLA TV (Channel 7)
News Channel 8
CBS News Now (Channel 9)
WTOP News Radio (FM 103.5, 103.9 and 107.7)
WFLS Radio (Fredericksburg)
WMAL Talk Live

Did you know you can follow the National Weather Service’s forecasts for Fort Belvoir online?