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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 that struck 26 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam, with a depth of 154.4 km, at 12:10 p.m. (ChST).

 As advised by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, there is no tsunami threat to the Marianas from the earthquake. There were no major damages or injuries for Guam reported from the earthquake.

Fire Weather Watch in Effect; Outdoor Burning is Not Recommended

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office advised gusty winds and drying of vegetation will cause a high fire threat.

fire weather watch is in effect through Tuesday afternoon for Guam. East winds of 15 to 30 mph, with gusts to 40 mph possible, and humidity at 45 to 60 percent are expected. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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Fire Weather Watch in Effect Friday through Monday; Refrain from Outdoor Burning this Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office advised gusty winds and drying of vegetation will cause a high fire threat.

fire weather watch is in effect from Friday morning through Monday morning for Guam. East winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts to 40 mph possible, and humidity at 45 to 60 percent, especially from late morning though sunset, are expected. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Press Release - Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 that struck 148 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam, with a depth of 10.0 km, at 12:21 p.m. (ChST).

 

As advised by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, there is no tsunami threat to the Marianas from the earthquake. There were no major damages or injuries for Guam reported from the earthquake.

 

Wind Advisory in Effect; Stay Out of the Water, Hazardous Surf and Seas Remain

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office advised gusty winds and dry conditions will cause a high fire threat.

An airport wind advisory is in effect for the Guam International Airport until 6 p.m. this evening. Expect winds at 15 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Practice caution if driving in these conditions.

Red Flag Warning in Effect; Hazardous Surf and Seas Remain

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office advised gusty winds and dry conditions will cause a high fire threat.

red flag warning is in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday for Guam. Winds of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts to 35 mph possible, and humidity at 50 to 60 percent during the day are expected. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Refrain from outdoor burning.

JIC Recovery Release No. 131 - More Than $300 Million in Federal Assistance Provided to Eligible Typhoon Mawar Survivors on Guam

Now, more than 10 months after Typhoon Mawar devastated the island territory, Guam residents continue down their road to recovery with the help of federal funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration and FEMA. To date, more than $324 million in low interest disaster loans from the SBA and direct disaster assistance through FEMA have flowed into communities to help jumpstart the recovery process.

Small Business Administration:

Hazardous Surf and Seas Expected through the Weekend; Fire Weather Watch in Effect

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office advised gusty winds and dry conditions will cause a high fire threat.

fire weather watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon for Guam. East winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts to 40 mph possible, and humidity at 50 to 60 percent during the day are expected. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Fire Weather Watch in Effect Beginning Friday Morning; Outdoor Burning is Not Recommended

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office advised gusty winds and dry conditions will cause high fire threat.

fire weather watch is in effect from Friday morning through Sunday afternoon for Guam. East winds of 25 to 30 mph, with gusts to 40 mph possible, and humidity at 50 to 60 percent during the day are expected. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:

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