NWS Issues Thunderstorm Advisory

NWS Issues Thunderstorm Advisory

The National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office Guam has issued a thunderstorm advisory in effect for the Guam International Airport Authority until 7 a.m. this morning. Thunderstorms are possible within 20 nautical miles of the airport.  


The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense remind the public to practice caution if lightning is seen or thunder is heard, following the national campaign, “If thunder roars, go indoors.”


Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:

·           NWS Website: http://www.prh.noaa.gov/guam/

·           NWS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSGuam/?fref=ts

·           GHS/OCD Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GHSOCD/


GHS/OCD is also promoting June 24 – 30, 2018 as Lightning Safety Awareness Week.


Use Lightning Safety Awareness Week as a chance to open discussions with friends and family about thunderstorm and lightning preparedness by using the following resources:


·         https://www.weather.gov/iln/lightningsafetyweek

·         https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning

·         https://www.ready.gov/thunderstorms-lightning

·         http://www.prh.noaa.gov/guam/


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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