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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC Release No. 6 - Hagibis Continues Toward Anatahan Island; Community Advised to Remain Indoors

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor Super Typhoon Hagibis. As of 10:56 p.m., Hagibis was located 16.1 degrees north latitude and 146.7 degrees east longitude, approximately 95 miles northeast of Saipan and 220 miles northeast of Guam. Super Typhoon Hagibis is moving west-northwest at 15 mph with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. The public is advised to stay indoors throughout the duration of the storm.

JIC Release No. 3 - Government and School Closures; Flight Cancellations

The Government of Guam will be closed on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, as Super Typhoon Hagibis continues toward the Marianas. The Government of Guam, Guam Department of Education schools, Guam Community College, and University of Guam will remain closed until Condition of Readiness (COR) 4 is announced. DODEA and Catholic schools will also be closed on Tuesday.

JIC Release No. 2 - Guam in COR 2; Emergency Shelters to Open

Governor Lou Leon Guerrero has placed Guam in Condition of Readiness 2 as of 6:30 p.m. At this time, Joint Region Marianas and all Department of Defense (DOD) installations will remain in TCCOR 3 as a result of a different threshold for the onset of destructive winds. 

The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) is preparing to open three emergency shelters at 7 p.m. today.

Guam in Tropical Storm Watch; Tropical Storm Hagibis Track Changes Slightly

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor Tropical Storm Hagibis. As of 4 p.m., Hagibis was located 14.2 degrees north latitude and 154.1 degrees east longitude, about 490 miles east of Saipan and 545 miles east of Guam.

Tropical Storm Hagibis is moving west at 21 mph with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. It is forecast to intensify through Monday, possibly becoming a typhoon late tonight or early Monday morning.