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The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) and U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) will conduct routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system sirens, respectively, on Tuesday, December 3, starting at 3:15 p.m.
There are now nineteen (19) All Hazards Alert Warning Systems (AHAWS) installed on island. On November 5, GHS/OCD will test the AHAWS sirens in conjunction with NBG monthly routine testing of the “Giant Voice (GV)” sirens.
The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) recently acquired fifty-seven (57) signs for Guam’s Neighborhood Watch Program (NWP).
To commemorate the additional signs, GHS/OCD and the Guam Police Department will hold a hand-off ceremony on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at the Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex where Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lieutenant Governor Josh Tenorio will recognize the hand-off to the Mayors’ Council of Guam and the Neighborhood Watch area commanders.
The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor a number of potential major weather features in the region.
NWS is closely monitoring a tropical disturbance, Invest Area 94W, centered near Pohnpei, which is expected to gradually develop as it continues west north-west toward the Marianas the next couple of days. On its current track, 94W is expected to pass near or south of Guam late Tuesday or very early Wednesday morning. There is still uncertainty as to whether it will remain a disturbance or intensify as it makes its way near.
The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a thunderstorm advisory for the Guam International Airport until 4 p.m. 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 be alert and take precautions by seeking shelter when lightning is seen or thunder is heard.
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