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

Strong Thunderstorm Over Guam Coastal Waters; Boaters Advised to Seek Harbor

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a marine weather statement for Guam coastal waters. A strong thunderstorm, capable of producing winds to around 25 knots and producing approximately 10 cloud to ground strikes per minute is located 27 nautical miles west of Ritidian. This thunderstorm is nearly stationary.  
   

Thunderstorm Advisory in Effect; Practice Caution on the Roadways

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a thunderstorm advisory, in effect for the Guam International Airport until 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport. Be alert and take precautions as required. If lightning is seen or thunder is heard, remain indoors.
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 798 - DPHSS Issues Guidance Memos 2021-28; Isolation Clearance Letters Available Via Email

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issued DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-28, which provides additional guidance relative to persons with a documented previous COVID-19 infection. Individuals who have contracted and recovered from COVID-19 within the previous ninety (90) days and show no symptoms of infection may be eligible for exemption from weekly COVID-19 testing. Individuals seeking such exemption must present the following documents to their immediate supervisor:
   

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