Being in Condition Yellow during waking hours isn’t a grueling exercise.
during waking hours when not in another alert level, and the individual should be casually observing everything that’s happening around them.
ORANGE: A potential threat has been observed, or something has drawn our attention that doesn’t seem to fit the situation. The individual should be doing a constant analysis of what’s happening and be thinking in terms of, “If x happens, I will need to do y,” but no overt action is taken at this point.
RED: The individual has identified a real and imminent threat they must deal with up to a lethal response—depending on the situation and the severity of the threat.
Although home is considered to be the safe zone, it still pays to know where family
members are and if entrances are secured. Pay attention to your instincts if something