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E.g., 10/18/2021
E.g., 10/18/2021

Flash Flood Warning Now in Effect; Avoid Driving through Flooded Roads

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office has upgraded to a flash flood warning for Guam, in effect until 1 p.m. Flash flooding is imminent, especially for areas near steep terrain. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain have already fallen, with a rain rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches is possible.

 
   

Flood Advisory in Effect; Practice Caution on the Roadways

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued an urban and small stream flood advisory, in effect for Guam until 12:45 p.m. Heavy rain approaching Guam, particularly central and northern Guam, will cause urban and small stream flooding. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen over parts of Guam already. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected for Guam through 12:30 p.m. This additional rainfall will result in minor flooding. 
   

Flood Advisory in Effect; Avoid Flooded Roads

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a small stream flood advisory, in effect for Guam until 7:15 p.m. Heavy rain will cause urban and small stream flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall of up to two inches is expected.
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 811 - Four COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported; COVID-19 Updates: 60 Hospitalized; 165 Test Positive; DPHSS COVID-19 Data Update Report; COVID-19 Community Testing to be Held at Micronesia Mall Thursday; Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Booster S

The Joint Information Center was notified of four (4) COVID-19-related fatalities reported by the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). Three of the reported fatalities occurred between September 17 – October 3, 2021:
   

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