NWS Closely Monitors Developing Circulation Near Kosrae

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office is closely monitoring a developing circulation about 115 miles north of Kosrae, near 7 degrees north latitude and 163 degrees east longitude.

The disturbance is the subject of a tropical cyclone formation alert by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, meaning the disturbance could become a tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 24 hours.

JIC Release No. 10 - Guam now in COR4

Guam in COR 4 as of 11 a.m.

Guam is now in Condition of Readiness (COR) 4. Typhoon Mang-Yi passed south-southwest of Guam through the morning and continues on its west-northwest track moving away from Guam at 31 mph. Damaging winds are no longer a threat to Guam. The National Weather Service has canceled the tropical storm warning for Guam and Rota.

The community is advised to stay out of the waters until hazardous conditions subside. Surf of 12 to 13 feet will continue to cause hazardous sea conditions.

JIC Release No. 6 - Guam in COR 2; Damaging Winds Expected Thursday Morning

Guam is now in Condition of Readiness (COR) 2. 

In the interest of public safety, and as a precautionary and proactive measure, Governor Eddie Baza Calvo has placed Guam in COR 2 as of 8 p.m. In conference with Rear Admiral Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas, only the Government of Guam will be in COR 2. Military installations on the island will remain in COR 3. 

JIC Release No. 5 - Emergency Shelters Prepared to Open at 8 p.m.; Residents Urged to Prepare

The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) is preparing to open three emergency shelters at 8 p.m.

The government of Guam is expected to go into Condition of Readiness 2 for Tropical Storm Man-Yi this evening.  Residents who need emergency shelter are encouraged to seek safe harbor at the shelter closest to their homes this evening, before damaging winds arrive, which is expected around 10 a.m. tomorrow morning.


JIC Release No. 4 - GMH Making Preparations for Expectant Mothers

In anticipation of Condition of Readiness (COR) 2 this evening, the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) is preparing to accept expectant mothers at 9 p.m. this evening.  GMH is following their plans and procedures to open its doors at 9 p.m. to pregnant women who are at least 36 weeks pregnant, and to all high-risk pregnant women who are six months or more into their pregnancy.




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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month