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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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PRESS RELEASE No.: 2018 - NOTICE TO ALL HEALTH-REGULATED ESTABLISHMENTS

The Division of Environmental Health (DEH) of the Department of Public Health and Social Services would like to remind all health-regulated establishments that in the event of a power or water outage, affected businesses must ensure appropriate measures are taken in protecting its customers: 

All Food and Water Vending Establishments
  • Power and water must always be available to operate your business.
  • If there is no power and/or water, the establishment must cease operation. 

JIC RECOVERY RELEASE NO. 3 - TYPHOON MANGKHUT RECOVERY: GPA Post Storm Typhoon Updates

Immediately after passage of storm/typhoon conditions with Conditions of Readiness (COR 1) issued, the Guam Power Authority will begin its restoration of service process. 

Critical restoration priorities will include hospitals, critical water wells and wastewater facilities, critical infrastructure facilities e.g. communications, schools, public safety/health and ports of entry. 

JIC Release No. 42 - DANGEROUS WINDS STILL OCCURRING - REMAIN INDOORS

Typhoon Mangkhut has passed north of Rota and is now located 14.1 degrees north latitude and 144.2 degrees east latitude, about 70 miles west of Rota and 60 miles northwest of Guam, with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph.

Although Mangkhut is tracking away from the Marianas, damaging winds of 39 mph or more are still expected to occur until early Tuesday morning.

JIC Release No. 41 - REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL COR4 IS ANNOUNCED

 
The worst weather conditions from Typhoon Mangkhut will persist until later tonight. Conditions will slowly improve but we continue to urge the community to remain indoors until Condition of Readiness (COR) 4 is announced.
 
After damaging winds subside, it may still be unsafe to traverse due to any debris, flooded roadways, downed power lines, or any other damages that are harmful to life and property. Until COR 4 announcement, should remain indoors to allow for emergency personnel to make road safety and recovery assessments.
 

JIC Release No. 40 - GOVGUAM TO REMAIN CLOSED TOMORROW AS RECOVER EFFORTS BEGIN


The Government of Guam will remain closed tomorrow, to include Guam Department of Education schools and agency offices. 

Winds are expected to subside tomorrow morning but at that point, recovery work, including road safety assessments will be made. We ask that all residents remain indoors until the all clear is given. 

WEATHER UPDATE 

JIC Release No. 39 - Damaging Winds through early Tuesday Morning; Flood Statement Issued for Guam

Typhoon Mangkhut continues its forecasted track toward Rota. Damaging winds are expected on Guam to last through early Tuesday morning.
 
Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to bring tropical storm force conditions even after the closest approach to Guam.
 
The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office advise the following winds are still expected for Guam:
 
·         Damaging winds of 39 mph or more to last from late afternoon Monday through early Tuesday morning.

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