Noise levels may increase in the vicinity of Camp Pendleton due to training exercise

Artillery units will be conducting live-fire training exercises, here, Oct. 17 – 19 that will involve around-the-clock firing at training areas on the Northern part of the base from Saturday and ending early morning Sunday.

The training will resume with units firing High Mobility Artillery Rockets (HIMARS) in the Whisky and Zulu impact areas Monday, Oct. 20 and will be conducted from 6 a.m. to midnight each day until Friday, Oct. 24.

Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.

Detailed information regarding increased noise levels may be found in the weekly noise advisories posted on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton website at:

http://www.pendleton.marines.mil/About/BaseInformation/NoiseAdvisory.aspx

Those requesting additional information may direct their calls to Operations and Training at (760)725-0357.

MCI WEST G-3/5 NOISE GENERATING EVENTS
18-24 October 2014

Saturday, Oct. 18

-Artillery Fire = (0001-0600) Extended Firing and 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

Sunday, Oct. 19

-Artillery Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

Monday, Oct. 20

-Mortar Fire = 0700-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

-Mortar Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

-Artillery Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

-Mortar Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

-Artillery Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

Thursday, Oct. 23

-Mortar Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

-Artillery Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

Friday, Oct. 24

-Mortar Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

-Artillery Fire = 0600-2359
Firing High Explosive munitions into the Whiskey/Zulu Impact areas.

Note: For noise inquiries, contact Range Operations Division Office at 760-725-0357 during the hours of 0730-1630, Monday through Friday. After normal business hours (and weekends), contact the Command Duty Officer at 760-725-5061.

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