Mangkhut passes but Guam's still in COR 1

September 10, 2018

Adios Mangkhut and good riddance!

 Tumon Bay tourist district 8 a.m.

 

 Following a night of high winds and heavy rains, Governor Calvo has cancelled the typhoon warning, but Guam remains in COR 1 was the cleanup gets underway. Typhoon warning cancelled; Guam still in COR1

  
At 6 a.m., the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office Guam cancelled the Typhoon Warning for Guam, Rota, Saipan and Tinian.
 
Although the typhoon warning is cancelled, Guam is still in Condition of Readiness (COR)1. Island residents are urged to remain at home or in their shelters until the all-clear is given. The Guam Power Authority, Department of Public Works, Guam Police Department, Mayors Council of Guam, and Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense are now doing preliminary damage assessments for debris, vegetation, downed power lines and power poles, and other concerns to begin clearing major roadways.  
 
The latest update from NWS places Typhoon Mangkhut about 160 west-north-west of Guam. Typhoon Mangkhut is moving toward the west at 20 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn to the west-northwest with a decrease in forward speed over the next few days. Maximum sustained winds are at 125 mph. Typhoon Mangkhut is forecast to intensify through Wednesday. Damaging winds are no longer expected, but NWS states gusty winds will continue and could reach up to 35 mph at times through the morning. Winds will continue to subside through the day.

 Peek-a-boo!
 
For more information, please call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/9/10.

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