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Volcanic Haze Reaches the Marianas Again

The National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office Guam issued a special weather statement for Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan.

MRFC Provide Mitigation Tips for ATM Users

The Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC) continues to monitor any threats and hazards to the region. In light of recent reports regarding an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) skimming device, the MRFC advises the community to be alert for similar devices and their potential impact on consumers, businesses, and financial institutions.

Annual Tropical Cyclone, Disaster Preparedness & Climate Workshop

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office Guam, is hosting a two-day Tropical Cyclone, Disaster Preparedness and Climate Workshop from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., June 12 – 13, 2018, location to be determined.

NWS Issues Advisories for the Marianas; Practice Caution While Traveling this Morning

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam, has issued the following advisories:
short-term forecast has been issued for Guam and Guam coastal waters. Through 5:30 a.m., scattered showers and thunderstorms will bring locally heavy rain, wind gusts to 30 mph, and occasional cloud-to-ground lightning to Guam and adjacent coastal waters. If driving, be alert for low visibilities and brief flooding of roads. Boaters are advised to be alert for strong wind gusts up to 30 knots. Seek shelter is lightning is seen or thunder is heard.
thunderstorm advisory is in effect for the Guam International Airport Authority until 5 a.m. this morning. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport. Be alert and take cautions as required.
The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind residents and visitors to practice extreme caution while traveling in these conditions.
Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:
·           NWS Website:
·           NWS Facebook: https:
·           GHS/OCD Website:
·           GHS/OCD Facebook:
For more information, contact GHS/OCD Public Information Officer, Jenna G. Blas at (671) 489-2540 or via email at




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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month