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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC Release No. 1 - Guam to Move to COR 3 at 5 pm; Tropical Depression Continues toward the Marianas

Governor Eddie Calvo and Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas, anticipate placing Guam and the respective military bases in Condition of Readiness (COR) 3 at 5 p.m. this afternoon. At COR 3, damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours.

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a tropical storm watch for Guam and Rota as Tropical Depression 34W moves toward the Marianas. A tropical storm watch means tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more are possible within the next 48 hours.

NWS Monitors Circulation Near Koror and Another Disturbance South of Kosrae

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor two different circulations in the area.


The first tropical disturbance (98C) is passing westward by Koror. It is currently causing numerous heavy showers and thunderstorms over Palau. 98C will move slowly west-southwest over the Republic of Palau and does not pose a direct threat to the Mariana Islands at this time.


CNMI Donation Drive Ongoing

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), on behalf of the Government of Guam (GovGuam), continue donations management to support those in the CNMI affected by Super Typhoon Yutu.

The whole community is encouraged to donate to those in need in the CNMI. In-kind donations for Saipan and Tinian are accepted at the GHS/OCD facility in Agana Heights until November 21, 2018 The hours of operation are:

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays: CLOSED

Guam Supports Recovery Efforts in CNMI – Donation Drive Extended to November 21, 2018

Recovery efforts continue in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) after Super Typhoon Yutu left behind its destruction two weeks ago. The government of Guam continues to work with federal and military partners, as well as with local agencies to assist Saipan and Tinian with their recovery efforts.

CNMI Donation Drive Ongoing

NWS Closely Monitors Developing Circulation

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office is closely monitoring a developing circulation east-northeast of Majuro.

As of this afternoon, the circulation is about 230 miles east-northeast of Majuro and is now the subject of a tropical cyclone formation alert by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Current models indicate a slow west-northwest track over the next several days with the system passing just north of Majuro Saturday.