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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




Preliminary Damage Assessments Underway After Tropical Storm Kammuri

Pursuant to the Guam Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) and other Government of Guam (GovGuam) support agencies have begun conducting an island-wide Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) following the passage of Tropical Storm Kammuri south of Guam between, November 26-27, 2019.

JIC Release No. 6 - 29W Now Tropical Storm Kammuri; Remain Indoors and Off the Roadways

The National Weather Service continues to monitor what is now Tropical Storm Kammuri as it approaches the Marianas.

As of 7 p.m., Tropical Storm Kammuri was located about 11.2 degrees north latitude and 146.5 degrees east longitude, about 275 miles south of Saipan and 195 miles southeast of Guam. Tropical Storm Kammuri is moving west-northwest at 23 mph with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.

JIC Release No. 1 - Guam in COR 3; Take Precautionary Measures

As a precautionary measure, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero has placed Guam in Condition of Readiness (COR) 3 at 11 a.m. today. At COR 3, damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours.

On its current track, Tropical Depression 29W is expected to pass south of Guam. The closest point of approach to Guam is forecast around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning about 200 miles away from Guam. Rainfall amounts of 4 to 5 inches is possible through Wednesday.