JIC Release No. 20 -- TYPHOON YUTU: Guam in COR 4; Island resumes business as usual

JIC Release No. 20 -- TYPHOON YUTU: Guam in COR 4; Island resumes business as usual

Guam is in Condition of Readiness 4. 
 
Following is an update on Guam as Super Typhoon Yutu moves west and away from the Marianas. 
 
SHELTERS: There were 629 people in shelters early this morning. People have started returning to their homes. Three (3) shelters have closed with less than 300 shelterees remaining.
 
PREGNANT MOMS: 13 expectant moms were sheltered as of this morning at the Guam Memorial Hospital. 
 
GUAM POWER AUTHORITY:  Offices will open at noon. 
 
PUBLIC HEALTH: There was one patient seen at the Northern Clinic; that patient has since returned home. No patients were seen at the Southern Clinic.
 
GUAM DOE SCHOOLS:  DOE officials are assessing schools and will announce later today whether classes will resume tomorrow. 
 
GUAM WATER AUTHORITY:  GWA crews are responding to an issue on Gov. Carlos Camacho Road (near Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center). Expecting services in nearby surrounding areas to be fully restored by 5 p.m. 
 
WEATHER UPDATE: 
A flash flood watch remains in effect through late tonight for Guam, Rota, Saipan and Tinian. 
A flash flood watch means that condition may develop that could lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. 
 
Marine conditions remain rough even as Super Typhoon Yutu makes its way westward. Please check for updated weather advisories and marine conditions before going out.

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