Tropical Storm Watch issued for Guam
The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Guam. This means damaging winds of 39 miles per hour or more are possible within in 24 to 30 hours. As of 4 o’clock Tropical Storm Hagibis was moving west at 21 mph with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. It is forecast to intensify through Monday, possibly becoming a typhoon late tonight or early Monday morning. A typhoon warning is now in effect for Tinian, Saipan, Alamagan, and Pagan Islands while a tropical storm warning remains in effect for Rota and Agrihan Islands. The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind the community to prepare emergency preparedness kits; stock up on non-perishable food items and water for your household, flashlights, first-aid kits, batteries, matches or lighters, portable stove, toiletries, etc.