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Tropical Storm Soudelor Update

Earlier today, Aug. 1, 2015, Typhoon Condition III status was declared by Acting Governor Ralph Torres for the islands of Saipan, Tinian, Agrihan, Alamagan, and Pagan.

Tropical Storm Soudelor is expected to intensify in the next few days and may become a typhoon.

According to the bulletin, the storm is on a track that would take it through the Northern Mariana Islands between Saipan and Anatahan late Sunday (Aug 2) night or early Monday (Aug 3) morning. This may change, however, as the storm may change in speed and direction.

Northern Marianas College will continue to monitor storm activity through emergency management agencies; any new announcements (including class cancellations--if any) will be made through the following platforms / media:

  1. NMC email (employee and student email
  2. the NMC website at
  3. NMC Facebook Page at
  4. NMC Twitter @GoProa
  5. News outlets including radio stations

Additionally, for weather updates and advisories, please visit

  1. CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office
  2. NOAA National Weather Service
  3. Joint Typhoon Warning Center

Thank you and please take precautionary measures in anticipation of strong winds and heavy rain.

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