NWS Issues Short Term Forecast; Practice Caution on the Roadways

NWS Issues Short Term Forecast; Practice Caution on the Roadways

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a short-term forecast for Guam and Guam coastal waters.
Through 2:30 p.m., scattered showers and thunderstorms will bring locally heavy rain and occasional cloud-to-ground lightning to Guam and Guam and Rota coastal waters. Up to an inch of rain is possible in heaviest showers. Be alert for low visibilities in heavy rain and ponding of water on the road. Seek shelter if lightning is seen or thunder is heard. Boaters should seek shelter below decks if lighting occurs. 
A thunderstorm advisory is in effect for the Guam International Airport until 3 p.m. this afternoon. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport. 
The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind the community to practice extreme caution while traveling in these rainy conditions, driving below the speed limit and allowing enough braking distance between vehicles.
Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:
· NWS Website: https://www.weather.gov/gum/
· NWS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSGuam/
· GHS/OCD Website: https://ghs.guam.gov/
· GHS/OCD Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GHSOCD/

For more information, contact GHS/OCD Public Information Officer, Jenna G. Blas at (671) 489-2540 or via email at jenna.g.blas@ghs.guam.gov.


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