NWS issues short-term heavy showers forecast; practice caution on the roadways

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The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a short-term forecast for Guam. Through 6 p.m., moderate to heavy showers will persist over the southwest coast of Guam from near Asan southward to Merizo, including Route 1.

About a quarter-inch of rain has fallen for the past hour and additional rainfall of a quarter-inch is expected for the next two hours.

If driving, be alert for lower visibility and ponding of water on the roadways.

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) advise residents and visitors to practice extreme caution while traveling in rainy conditions, driving below the speed limit and allowing enough braking distance between vehicles.

Visit the following links for the latest advisory 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/

 

(GHS/OCDRelease)

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