NWS Flood Advisories Canceled; Shelters Closed at 10 p.m.

NWS Flood Advisories Canceled; Shelters Closed at 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office has canceled the flash flood warning for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan at9 p.m. and canceled the flash flood watch for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan at 10 p.m.
Heavy Rain No Longer Expected
NWS advised that only light rain is showing up on radar and see nothing that warrants concern. The brunt of the heavy rain has passed, which produced 4 inches of rainfall. Although not expected, locally heavy or moderate showers are still possible in some areas but widespread showers across the island are no longer expected.
Motorists are reminded to continue to practice extreme caution on the roadways as light rain persists through the evening.
Typhoon Cimaron Update
Typhoon Cimaron continues to move northwest, away from the Marianas. As of 7 p.m., Cimaron was located about 250 miles northwest of Agrihan and 575 miles north of Guam. The typhoon warning has been canceled for Agrihan, Pagan and Alamagan. Destructive winds are no longer expected for the Northern Mariana Islands.
Shelter Update
As of 10 p.m., there were no people in shelters that were opened earlier this evening. The Mayors Council of Guam see no need for the shelter to remain open and has directed that all three shelter locations close and cease operations at 10 p.m.
·         NORTH: Astumbo Gym – CLOSED AT 10 P.M.
·         CENTRAL: Agana Heights Gym – CLOSED AT 10 P.M.
·         SOUTH: Agat Gym – CLOSED AT 10 P.M.
The Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center has been deactivated at 10 p.m. Those affected or feel their homes are prone to flooding, can call the GHS/OCD 24/7 watch desk at (671) 475-9600 or (671) 482-7019. Individuals in immediate distress are advised to call 911.
For more information or to report any flood and mudslide related issues, contact the GHS/OCD 24/7 Watch Desk at (671) 475-9600 or (671) 482-7019.


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