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 3 p.m., scattered showers and thunderstorms will drop briefly heavy rain and produce occasional cloud-to-ground lightning over portions of central Guam and adjacent waters. If driving, be alert for ponding of water on the road, and for low visibility in heavy rain.

A thunderstorm advisory is in effect for the Guam International Airport until 6 p.m. this evening. 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. Seek shelter if lightning is seen or thunder is heard.


Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:

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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