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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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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.

JIC Release No. 37 - Typhoon Mangkhut Update: Current Weather Conditions

Parts of Guam are starting to feel some gusts from Typhoon Mangkhut. 
 
“I was just at some of the shelters and I’m glad to see so many people taking advantage of the safety provided,” Governor Calvo stated. “I want to thank the Department of Education personnel, the men and women of the Guam Fire Department, Guam Police Department and everyone who has a hand in making the shelters available and for being here for the community.” 
 

JIC Release No. 34 - Okkodo HS and Upi ES Update as of 0930

Due to the need to house additional persons, especially in the northern area, plans are underway to open the Okkodo High School (OHS) and Upi Elementary School (UES) as emergency shelters by 9 a.m. today. 
 
Okkodo High School has the capacity to hold 700 people. Upi Elementary can hold up to 300 people. To meet the needs of our community, the Guam Department of Education, working through the Emergency Operations Center, began coordinating with the Department of Public Works (DPW) and Mayors Council of Guam. 
 

JIC Release No. 32 - MEDICAL SERVICES UPDATE; All elective services suspended until COR4

The Guam Memorial Hospital Authority opened its doors to shelter women at least 36 weeks pregnant, or who are 6 months into a high-risk pregnancy as early as Condition of Readiness (COR) 2.

The Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) has suspended all visiting hours and cancelled all outpatient elective surgeries until further notice. All expectant mothers currently at GRMC will remain in the hospital for the duration of Typhoon Mangkhut, until it is determined to be safe for them to return to their homes. For more information, contact (671) 687-5572 or (671) 486-4246.

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