- SPECIAL BULLETIN -
JIC Release No. 40 - GOVGUAM TO REMAIN CLOSED TOMORROW AS RECOVER EFFORTS BEGIN
- Press Release
- Posted on Date: 09/10/2018 05:15 pm
The Government of Guam will remain closed tomorrow, to include Guam Department of Education schools and agency offices.
Winds are expected to subside tomorrow morning but at that point, recovery work, including road safety assessments will be made. We ask that all residents remain indoors until the all clear is given.
As of the 4:47 p.m. update from National Weather Service, typhoon conditions, including destructive winds of 74 mph or more, are expected or occurring at all locations. Rota can expect a direct hit by a Category 2 typhoon with winds of 100 mph or more. Remain in your shelters until the all clear is received.
At 4 p.m., the center of Typhoon Mangkhut was located near Latitude 14.3 degrees North and Longitude 145.7 degrees East. Typhoon Mangkhut is moving toward the west-southwest at 18 mph. It is expected to maintain this general course and speed over the next 24 hours.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 100 mph. Typhoon Mangkhut is forecast to continue to increase over the next few days.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 40 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 145 miles to the north and up to 100 miles to the south.