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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




Tropical Storm Yutu to pass near the Northern Marianas; Be Prepared in Case Storm Track Changes

The National Weather Service (NWS) - Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor what is now Tropical Storm Yutu.
As of 1 p.m., Yutu was located near 9.2 degrees north latitude, 155.6 degrees east longitude, about 790 miles east-southeast of Guam and 780 miles east-southeast of Saipan, moving west-northwest with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.

MRFC Continues to Monitor Reported Phone Scams

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) along with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), continue to monitor reports of local telephone numbers receiving calls from unusual or unexpected numbers where the phone rings only once thus prompting a call back.

A snapshot circulating on social media and chat groups reports local telephone numbers receiving one-ring calls from a seemingly local telephone number with a 671 area code. It is important to remember that phone numbers can be “spoofed,” which means imitated so it seems like a local number.