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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC Release No. 6 - Guam in COR 2; Damaging Winds Expected Thursday Morning

Guam is now in Condition of Readiness (COR) 2. 

In the interest of public safety, and as a precautionary and proactive measure, Governor Eddie Baza Calvo has placed Guam in COR 2 as of 8 p.m. In conference with Rear Admiral Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas, only the Government of Guam will be in COR 2. Military installations on the island will remain in COR 3. 

JIC Release No. 5 - Emergency Shelters Prepared to Open at 8 p.m.; Residents Urged to Prepare

The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) is preparing to open three emergency shelters at 8 p.m.

The government of Guam is expected to go into Condition of Readiness 2 for Tropical Storm Man-Yi this evening.  Residents who need emergency shelter are encouraged to seek safe harbor at the shelter closest to their homes this evening, before damaging winds arrive, which is expected around 10 a.m. tomorrow morning.


JIC Release No. 4 - GMH Making Preparations for Expectant Mothers

In anticipation of Condition of Readiness (COR) 2 this evening, the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) is preparing to accept expectant mothers at 9 p.m. this evening.  GMH is following their plans and procedures to open its doors at 9 p.m. to pregnant women who are at least 36 weeks pregnant, and to all high-risk pregnant women who are six months or more into their pregnancy.

JIC Release No. 1 - Guam to Move to COR 3 at 5 pm; Tropical Depression Continues toward the Marianas

Governor Eddie Calvo and Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas, anticipate placing Guam and the respective military bases in Condition of Readiness (COR) 3 at 5 p.m. this afternoon. At COR 3, damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours.

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a tropical storm watch for Guam and Rota as Tropical Depression 34W moves toward the Marianas. A tropical storm watch means tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more are possible within the next 48 hours.