Heavy rain will cause urban and small stream flooding in the south. Over 1 inch of rain has fallen in some locations and an additional 1 to 2 inches is possible. Some locations that will experience flooding include Talofofo, Inarajan, Merizo, Santa Rita, and Umatac.
Residents and visitors are advised:
- Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
- Be especially cautious this evening when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding, especially in areas that are lacking light.
A high surf advisory remains in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan until . Hazardous surf of 7 to 9 feet is expected along west facing reefs through . Surf will rise between 8 and 10 feet night through night. Avoid venturing near reefs and beaches, especially those facing west. Large breaking waves can knock you down and cause serious injuries. Strong rip currents will be life threatening.
The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind the community to practice extreme caution while traveling in these rainy conditions, allowing enough braking distance between vehicles. Avoid the waters until hazardous conditions subside.
Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:
· NWS Website: http://www.prh.noaa.
· NWS Facebook: https://www.
· GHS/OCD Website: https://ghs.guam.gov/
· GHS/OCD Facebook: https://www.
For more information, contact GHS/OCD Public Information Officer, Jenna G. Blas at (671) 489-2540 or via email at email@example.com.