CNMI residents urged to prepare for Wutip



“Now is the time to act,” the CNMI government said in a public advisory urging island residents to review their preparedness plans and be ready to implement should a warning be issued for the CNMI.

“Although the CNMI is not expecting much rain throughout Wutip, it is always advisable to clear drainage areas so as to better prepare in the event conditions unexpectedly change. Check your generators to ensure operability in case of power loss, and ensure your family has enough drinking water and non-potable water to flush toilets and for hygiene purposes. Gas your vehicles,” the government advisory said.

Noting that damaging winds are possible across the Marianas starting early Saturday morning, the CNMI government advises residents to secure any debris that may have been left by Super Typhoon Yutu. Check typhoon shutters to ensure they are in current working condition.

“Please try to assist your neighbors if they are in need of assistance. The CNMI Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management urges residents to remain in tune with local media to receive the latest updates on Typhoon Wutip,” the advisory reads.

Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:
CNMI EOC State Warning Point Facebook:
CNMI Office of the Governor Facebook:
Governor Ralph DLG. Torres Facebook:
CNMI Joint Information Center:

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Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.