Park Prepares for Typhoon Wutip

by Barbara Alberti
National Park Service

Please be advised a Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan. The island has been declared in Condition of Readiness 3 (COR 3). Tropical storm conditions, including destructive winds of 35 mph or more, are possible by Saturday.  

The public is further advised once Condition of Readiness 2 (COR 2) is announced the War in the Pacific National Historical Park will close. Closures will include the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center, park restrooms, gates, and all facilities. In addition, all scheduled programs and reservations will be cancelled. The park will reopen when it is determined all is clear and safe.

For more information about the tropical storm warning, visit website: http://www.prh.noaa.gov/guam/cyclone.php.

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