(JIC) – Guam is in Condition of Readiness 4.
Following is an update on Guam as Super Typhoon Yutu moves west and away from the Marianas.
SHELTERS: There were 629 people in shelters early this morning. People have started returning to their homes. Three (3) shelters have closed with less than 300 shelterees remaining.
PREGNANT MOMS: 13 expectant moms were sheltered as of this morning at the Guam Memorial Hospital.
GUAM POWER AUTHORITY: Offices will open at noon.
PUBLIC HEALTH: There was one patient seen at the Northern Clinic; that patient has since returned home. No patients were seen at the Southern Clinic.
GUAM DOE SCHOOLS: DOE officials are assessing schools and will announce later today whether classes will resume tomorrow.
GUAM WATER AUTHORITY: GWA crews are responding to an issue on Gov. Carlos Camacho Road (near Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center). Expecting services in nearby surrounding areas to be fully restored by 5 p.m.
A flash flood watch remains in effect through late tonight for Guam, Rota, Saipan and Tinian.
A flash flood watch means that condition may develop that could lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Marine conditions remain rough even as Super Typhoon Yutu makes its way westward. Please check for updated weather advisories and marine conditions before going out.