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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC Release No. 19 - TYPHOON YUTU: Guam to go into Condition of Readiness 4 at 10 a.m.

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas, expect to put Guam in Condition of Readiness (COR) 4 at 10 a.m. today for Guam and the military bases, respectively.
Government of Guam offices will reopen and resume business as usual.  Department of Education is asking all 12-month employees to report to work at noon. 
The AAFES Gas Express and Shoppette located at the Guam National Guard Readiness Center in Barrigada will reopen at 11:30 a.m. 

JIC Release No. 17 - Eye of Super Typhoon Yutu near Tinian and Saipan

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office advise catastrophic winds for Tinian and Saipan are occurring.
As of 1a.m., Yutu was located 14.8 degrees north latitude and 145.7 degrees east longitude, about 115 miles northeast of Guam, 20 miles south of Saipan and 15 miles south-southeast of Tinian. Yutu is moving northwest at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 180 mph.

The eye of the storm will pass over Tinian over the next couple of hours.

JIC Release No. 16 - Typhoon Yutu Update: Strongest Winds Expected to Hit Saipan in the Next Hour

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office advises an extremely dangerous situation is developing for Saipan and Tinian as strongest winds of Super Typhoon Yutu will begin to impact them in the next hour. Over the next several hours, Yutu will bring catastrophic damage to both Saipan and Tinian.

JIC Release No. 9 - Typhoon Yutu: Affected flights

Updated flight information from Jeju Air and T’Way Air.

The A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport Authority (GIAA) issued an updated flight schedule for Wednesday, October 24, 2018 as a result of Typhoon Yutu. 

Jeju Air has cancelled flights 7C3172 and 7C3171 between Kansai International Airport and Guam.

T’Way Air has cancelled flights TW301/302 between Incheon International Airport and Guam. 

JIC Release No. 11 - Super Typhoon Yutu Expected to Bring Damaging Winds to Guam

Governor Eddie Calvo anticipates issuing a Condition of Readiness 1 (COR) for the island at 5 p.m. today, and Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas is placing the island’s military installations in COR 1 at the same time. 

This evening, we expect damaging winds of 39-57 mph. It is important to note that any southward shift of the storm’s path will bring stronger winds and more rain.

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