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E.g., 10/02/2022
E.g., 10/02/2022

Gusty Showers Over Waters of Guam and Rota

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a marine weather statement for Guam and Rota coastal waters. A line of showers, capable of producing winds of 30 to 33 knots, is located in eastern and southern waters of Guam and Rota, moving west at 25 knots.
   

No Immediate Threat Assessed from Reported North Korea Launch

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), federal and military partners, continue to monitor events surrounding the region including reports of the recent launch of an unidentified projectile out of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today.
 
   

Thunderstorm Advisory in Effect

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a thunderstorm advisory, in effect for the Guam International Airport Authority until 4:30 p.m. this afternoon.  Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport.
   

Flood Advisory in Effect; Practice Caution in Heavy Rain

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a flood advisory, in effect for Guam until 10:45 a.m. Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is occurring. Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas is expected. Between 0.4 and 1.2 inches of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are expected.
   

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