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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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Tropical Storm Hagibis Continues to Strengthen; Make Preparations in Advance

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor what is now Tropical Storm Hagibis.

As of 1 p.m., Hagibis was located 15.0 degrees north latitude and 155.0 degrees east longitude, about 620 miles east of Saipan and 695 miles east of Guam. Tropical Storm Hagibis is moving west at 21 mph with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Hagibis is forecast to intensify tonight, possibly becoming a typhoon early Monday morning. On its current track, it is expected to pass near Anatahan Monday night.

Tropical Depression Upgraded to Tropical Storm Hagibis

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor what is now Tropical Storm Hagibis.

As of 7 a.m., the system was located 15.3 degrees north latitude and 156.9 degrees east longitude, about 745 miles east of Saipan and 820 miles east of Guam. Tropical Storm Hagibis is moving west at 17 mph with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. The tropical storm is forecast to intensify, possibly becoming a typhoon on Monday.

Developing Circulation to Pass through the Marianas Early Next Week

Developing Circulation to Pass through the Marianas Early Next Week

 The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor a circulation located about 1000 miles east of Saipan near 15 degrees north latitude and 161 degrees east longitude.

 The system is currently moving west around 10 mph. At this time, NWS advised model guidance maintains a westward motion to bring the circulation, possibly as a tropical storm, through the Marianas between Saipan and Agrihan Monday night or Tuesday.

JIC Release No. 22 - One Additional Case of Locally Acquired Dengue, Two Additional Imported Cases

One Additional Case of Locally Acquired Dengue, Two Additional Imported Cases

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), along with partner agencies, and the Guam community, continue efforts to mitigate the spread of the dengue virus on Guam.

To date, there are nine confirmed cases of locally acquired dengue infection and six confirmed cases of imported dengue infection. Two of the three additional positive cases were sent off-island for testing, resulting in late reporting.

JIC Release No. 21 - CDC Dengue Presentation Made Available

CDC Dengue Presentation Made Available

 

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), along with partner agencies, and the Guam community, continue efforts to mitigate the spread of the dengue virus on Guam.

 

To date, there remain eight confirmed cases of locally acquired dengue infection and four confirmed cases of imported dengue infection. 

JIC Release No. 20 - Dengue Presentations Available

Dengue Presentations Available

 

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), along with partner agencies, and the Guam community, continue efforts to mitigate the spread of the dengue virus on Guam.

To date, there remain eight confirmed cases of locally acquired dengue infection and four confirmed cases of imported dengue infection. The last locally acquired case of dengue was confirmed on Sept. 27, 2019. 

NWS Issues Short Term Forecast; Practice Caution on the Roadways

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a short-term forecast for Guam and Guam coastal waters.


Through 3 p.m., scattered showers and thunderstorms will bring locally heavy rain and occasional cloud-to-ground lightning to parts of southern and central Guam and the adjacent coastal waters southwest of the island. An inch or more of rain is possible in the heaviest showers.

 

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