Server Weather Procedures

If severe weather does develop, Public Safety will be notified and come out to direct you to Platinum Flight Center or another location out of the elements, you can also contact PS anytime or monitor weather on AWOS:

Public Safety: (920) 832-1633
WX AWOS-3: (920) 832-2597

Watches, Warnings & What To Do

If severe weather develops or has the potential to develop, the National Weather Service will issue a watch or warning based on an approaching storm’s potential or current strength.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch / Tornado Watch

  • Secure items that could be blown away in high winds.
  • Continue to monitor weather for any changes or additional alerts.
  • Be prepared to unplug your electric cord from the electric pedestal.
  • If you are camping by your aircraft, make sure your aircraft is tied down securely.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Seek safe shelter immediately. Outagamie County emergency sirens will activate, indicating a warning is in effect.

  • All guest and campers will be directed to seek shelter in Platinum Flight Center.
  • If you are in your vehicle, crouch below the window line and turn the engine on. This will allow the vehicle’s airbags to be deployed.
  • If shelter is not available, find a low spot away from trees, fences, and poles, but make sure the spot is not prone to flash flooding.
  • If you cannot avoid trees, try to stay in the area of shorter trees.
  • Cover your head with your hands and lie face down on the ground.

Tornado Warning

Seek safe shelter immediately. Outagamie County emergency sirens will activate, indicating a warning is in effect.

  • All guest and campers will be directed to seek shelter in Platinum Flight Center.
  • Do not seek shelter under a frame tent or in your plane.
  • If you are in your vehicle, crouch below the window line and turn the engine on. This will allow the vehicle’s airbags to be deployed.
  • If shelter or a vehicle is not available, find a low spot away from trees, fences, and poles, but make sure the spot is not prone to flash flooding.
  • If you cannot avoid trees, try to stay in the area of shorter trees.
  • Cover your head with your hands and lie face down on the ground.

Tying Down Your Aircraft

The best way to prevent your aircraft from being damaged in a storm is tying it securely when you arrive; Tie downs are required at Camp Flying Fox.