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E.g., 04/23/2021
E.g., 04/23/2021

Red Flag Warning in Effect for Guam; Avoid Outdoor Burning

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam has issued a red flag warning in effect for Guam until 6 p.m. this evening. A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures will create ideal conditions for rapid spread of wildfires.

JIC RELEASE NO. 628 - DPHSS Issues Guidance Memo 2021-11; Two of 369 Test Positive for COVID-19; UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule; UPDATED: COVID-19 Community Testing; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issued DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-11, relative to requirements for public viewing of decedents at residences so as to minimize the potential for transmission of COVID-19, effective April 9, 2021.
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 627 - Three of 568 Test Positive for COVID-19; DPHSS Guidance Memorandum 2021-10 (Addendum No. 1);COVID-19 Community Testing Schedule;COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

Three (3) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 568 tests performed Tuesday, April 6. One (1) case was identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 7,828 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 136 deaths, 30 cases in active isolation, and 7,662 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.2.
   

NWS Issues Short Term Forecast; Practice Caution on the Roadways

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a short term forecast for Guam. Through 6 p.m., moderate to heavy showers will persist over the southwest coast of Guam from near Asan southward to Merizo, including Route 1. About a quarter inch of rain has fallen for the past hour and additional rainfall of a quarter inch is expected for the next two hours.
   

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