ASAN, Guam—Joint Region Marianas has established Condition of Readiness 3 as a result of destructive winds of 50 knots or more expected within 48 hours. This will be implemented at both Andersen Air Force Base and Naval Base Guam immediately.
Tropical storm force winds are expected to begin affecting the area within the next 48 hours. The National Weather Service has placed Guam under a Tropical Storm Watch, which indicates that damaging winds between 39-73 mph are possible within the next 48 hours.
Military personnel are currently securing facilities and base housing residents are instructed to commence heavy weather preparedness efforts.
For updates and general information on conditions of readiness throughout the region, check the Joint Region Marianas Facebook or Twitter pages at facebook.com/jrmguam or twitter.com/jrmguam.
Andersen AFB personnel should track updates on the Andersen AFB website (www.andersen.af.mil) or the Andersen AFB Facebook page at facebook.com/36WGPA.
Naval Base Guam personnel should track updates on the NBG Facebook and Twitter pages at facebook.com/USNavalBaseGuam or twitter.com/nbguam or call the base information line at 339-INFO(4636). (Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs Office)