Tuesday, January 31, 2012

[californiadisasters] LA Becomes StormReady and TsunamiReady!

January 27, 2012: The city of Los Angeles, CA, met all the verification requirements to become designated as a StormReady and TsunamiReady community. With this recognition the city of Los Angeles is officially the largest city in the United States to become TsunamiReady. On Friday, January 27, a brief ceremony was held during the city council meeting at the Los Angeles City Hall Council Chambers. Councilmember Bill Rosendahl represented the NWS during the presentation to the other city council members. Mark Jackson, Meteorologist-in-Charge for NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard described to the council and audience what the StormReady and TsunamiReady programs were about and congratulated Los Angeles for their significant accomplishment. He presented certificates along with two StormReady and two TsunamiReady signs to the city council to complete the ceremony.

Resources: www.stormready.noaa.gov and www.tsunamiready.noaa.gov

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