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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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Community Urged to Refrain from Calling Back International Phone Number

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) along with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), in coordination with local telecommunication companies, are closely monitoring reports of local telephone numbers receiving calls from unusual or unexpected international numbers.

The international phone numbers may begin in area code 881 or 882 and are seemingly “spoofed,” which means it is imitated or disguised to appear as a different number. 

The community is reminded to remain vigilant and continue to follow these tips:

    MRFC Monitor Events Surrounding Church Bombing in Philippines

    The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) along with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), continue to monitor reports and events surrounding the recent bombing of a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and leaving dozens wounded.

     

    At this time, there is no credible threat to Guam in connection to the bombings in the Philippines; however, the community is reminded to stay vigilant.

     

    GHS/OCD, NBG, and AAFB to Conduct Routine Testing of Advanced Warning Systems

    The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), and Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) will conduct routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system sirens, respectively, on Tuesday, February 5, starting at 3:15 p.m.

     

    GHS/OCD will test the All Hazards Alert Warning System (AHAWS) from fifteen (15) locations in conjunction with NBG and AAFB monthly routine testing of the “Giant Voice (GV).”

     

    NWS Advisories in Effect for the Marianas

    The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office has the following advisories in effect: 

    A high surf advisory is in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan until 6 p.m. this evening, meaning high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions. Hazardous surf of 7 to 9 feet along north facing reefs and surf as high as 9 feet along east facing reefs is expected. 

    NWS Advisories in Effect for the Marianas

    The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office has the following advisories in effect:

     

    high surf advisory is in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan through tonight, meaning high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions. Hazardous surf of 8 to 10 feet along north facing reefs and as high as 10 feet along east facing reefs is expected.

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