Fire weather watch in effect for Guam through the weekend; outdoor burning not recommended

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A fire weather watch is in effect for Guam. (file photo)

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam has issued a fire weather watch in effect for Guam through Sunday afternoon. A fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur.

Winds at 14 to 17 mph are expected and near 60 % humidity. The highest threat will be for central and eastern parts of Guam. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind the community to refrain from outdoor burning and listen for any additional forecasts or warnings.

Visit the following links for the latest information:

·           NWS Website: https://www.weather.gov/gum/
·           NWS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSGuam/
·           GHS/OCD Website: https://ghs.guam.gov/
·           GHS/OCD Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GHSOCD/

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