NMC closed today

Because of the anticipated threat of Typhoon Vongfong, the Northern Marianas College will be closed and all classes will be canceled today, Oct. 6, 2014.

Please take necessary precautionary measures and prepare for strong winds, heavy rain showers, and possible flooding.

NMC will continue to monitor the weather through emergency management agencies; as often as possible, new announcements will be made through the following:

– NMC email (employee or student email)

– NMC website at

– NMC Facebook Page at

– NMC Twitter @GoProa

– Radio stations and other news outlets

Additionally, for updated weather updates and advisories, visit

– CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office:

– NOAA National Weather Service:

– Joint Typhoon Warning

USCIS Saipan office closed today

The Saipan office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be closed today, Oct. 6, due to the typhoon. All appointments for interviews and information have been cancelled.

USCIS will automatically reschedule appointments for immigration and citizenship interviews, and applicants will receive a new appointment letter from USCIS in the mail. Those who have InfoPass appointments for Friday should go online to and reschedule. (USCIS)

American Memorial Park closed

As per the Superintendent’s directive, American Memorial Park visitor center and other service facilities was closed at 1pm yesterday, Oct. 5, and may be closed today, Oct. 6, or until further notice.

If you have questions or ideas on this important issue contact Jim Richardson, the Superintendent at War in the Pacific National Historical Park on Guam, and American Memorial Park on Saipan. He can be reached at or (671) 477-7278×1003. (NPS)

Bank of Hawaii closes branches

HAGÅTÑA, Guam—In response to the Government of Guam and Government of Saipan’s declaration of Condition of Readiness 2 due to Typhoon Vongfong and in anticipation of Condition of Readiness 1 last night, Bank of Hawaii’s Saipan branches—Garapan and Chalan Kanoa—as well as Bank of Hawaii’s Guam branches—Harmon, Tamuning and Hagatna—will remain closed today, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. (BOH)

FHB Guam and Saipan branches closed

HAGATNA, Guam—All First Hawaiian Bank branches in Guam and on Saipan will be closed today, Oct. 6, 2014, due to the threat of Typhoon Vongfong. Guam and Saipan branches will reopen once it has been deemed safe to do so. (FHB)

UOG campus closed, classes cancelled today

The University of Guam is closed today, Oct. 6, due to the island being placed in COR 2. All classes and activities on campus are cancelled until the all clear is issued by the governor or otherwise announced by UOG. (UOG)

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