Mar 1, 2016 at 5:18 am #28222Strange SoundsKeymaster
24 hour artillery live firing through Thursday at Camp Pendleton, California. Expect loud booms and rumblings if living in San Diego County:
Noise adivisory for Fort Riley, Kansas between February 29 to March 6, 2016:
Noise and Training Advisory for February 29 – Mar. 06, 2016. The following scheduled trainings could yield significant noise from Tank, Artillery and Mortar certification fire, and explosions due to demolition training:
February 29 – Scheduled training is expected to yield significant noise from 12:30 a.m. to Midnight.
March 01 – Scheduled training is expected to yield significant noise from 5:00 a.m. to Midnight.
March 02 – 05 – Scheduled training is expected to yield significant noise during all hours.
March 06 – Scheduled training is expected to yield significant noise from Midnight to 6:00 a.m.
Noise advisory at Fort McClellan, Alabama (old):
Noise Advisory for Fort McClellan FORT McCLELLAN, Alabama – Residents in the vicinity of Fort McClellan and Pelham Range may experience periodic increases noise due to artillery live fire during the period of February 18th through 20th, 2016. “Quiet time” when all firing is suspended will be observed between the hours of 10:00 pm through 7:00 am on Friday and Saturday in accordance with the Fort McClellan Range Regulations. Atmospheric conditions may increase the noise level. Atmospheric conditions such as wind speed and direction, cloud cover, temperature and relative humidity all contribute to how far and with what intensity that sounds travels. Depending on atmospheric conditions the sound of artillery firing may be amplified and heard up to 30 miles away. The current long-range forecast indicates favorable conditions for keeping noise to a minimum, but those conditions are always subject to change. The Alabama Army National Guard and the Fort McClellan Army National Guard Training Center appreciate the community’s understanding and continued support of local Soldiers and their families. While sometimes loud, the sounds of artillery represent how the Army ensures our nation’s Soldiers are ready to accomplish their mission. To report concerns related to artillery noise, please call Range Control at the Fort McClellan Army National Guard Training Center at 256-847-3037. A member of the Range Control staff will contact you regarding your concern during regular business hours, Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Take care and be safe