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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

Offical Banner Proclaiming Disaster Awareness Week in American Samoa
Offical Banner Proclaiming Disaster Awareness Week in American Samoa
Disaster Awareness Week Opening Ceremony is held at the CCCAS Church
Disaster Awareness Week Opening Ceremony is held at the CCCAS Church
Nu'uuli CCCAS Combined Choir sings the opening hymn
Nu'uuli CCCAS Combined Choir sings the opening hymn
Govermnet Officials and Pastors following the ceremony
Government Officials and Pastors following the ceremony
Refreshments are served in the Fale
Refreshments are served in the Fale
Hon. Governor Togiola Tulafono and NWS Pacific Region Director Jeff LaDouce
Hon. Governor Togiola Tulafono and NWS Pacific Region Director Jeff LaDouce
Call to Order by Leilua Mase Akapo, Warning Coordination Meteorologist and MC
Call to Order by Leilua Mase Akapo, Warning Coordination Meteorologist and MC
Tafuna High School JROTC Color Guard opens the dedication ceremony for the new National Weather Service Office in American Samoa - WSO Pago Pago
Tafuna High School JROTC Color Guard opens the dedication ceremony for the new National Weather Service Office in American Samoa - WSO Pago Pago
Invocation Presented by Rev. Viliamu Leilua
Invocation Presented by Rev. Viliamu Leilua
Honored Guests
Honored Guests
Aua CCCAS Choir
Aua CCCAS Choir
Remarks by Dr. Fanuatele Toafa Vaiaga'e, TEMCO Director
Remarks by Dr. Fanuatele Toafa Vaiaga'e, TEMCO Director
Remarks by Hon. Governor Togiola Tulafono
Remarks by Hon. Governor Togiola Tulafono
Remarks by Steven Gallagher, Dep. Chief Financial Officer, NWS
Remarks by Steven Gallagher, Dep. Chief Financial Officer, NWS
Remarks by Jeff LaDouce, NWS Pacific Region Director
Remarks by Jeff LaDouce, NWS Pacific Region Director
On behalf of NOAA/National Geodetic Survey, J. LaDouce presents plaque showing WSO Pago Pago coordinates to Leilua Mase Akapo
On behalf of NOAA/National Geodetic Survey, J. LaDouce presents plaque
showing WSO Pago Pago coordinates to Leilua Mase Akapo
J. LaDouce presents plaque from Pacific Region HQ to Leilua Akapo
J. LaDouce presents plaque from Pacific Region HQ to Leilua Akapo
Jeff LaDouce and Governor Tulafono sign Memorandum of Agreement to establish a NOAA Weather Radio in American Samoa
Jeff LaDouce and Governor Tulafono sign Memorandum of Agreement to establish a NOAA Weather Radio in American Samoa
Let's Shake on it!
Let's Shake on it!
Retirement of the Colors
Retirement of the Colors
Official Ribbon Cutting by 1st Lady, MaryAnn Tulafono
Official Ribbon Cutting by 1st Lady, MaryAnn Tulafono
Steven Gallagher, Dr. Toafa Vaiage'e, Director, Leilua Akapo, R. Jeffrey LaDouce, the Honorable Togiola Tulafono, and the Reverend Viliamu Leilua
Steven Gallagher, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, National Weather Service; Dr. Toafa Vaiage'e, Director, Territorial Emergency Management Coordinating Office; Leilua Akapo, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, WSO Pago Pago; R. Jeffrey LaDouce, Director, National Weather Service Pacific Region; the Honorable Togiola Tulafono, Governor of American Samoa; and the Reverend Viliamu Leilua, pastor of Aua CCCAS Church
Jeff LaDouce, Steve Gallagher, Ed Young
Jeff LaDouce, Steve Gallagher, Ed Young
WSO Pago Pago Official in Charge Leloyd Acosta and Photographer Ellan Taylor, NWS PRH
WSO Pago Pago Official in Charge Leloyd Acosta and Photographer Ellan Taylor, NWS PRH
WSO Pago Pago family
WSO Pago Pago family
American Samoa
 
Leilua Mase Akapo and Delores Clark, NOAA Public Affairs
Leilua Mase Akapo and Delores Clark, NOAA Public Affairs
American Samoa
 
Entertainment includes traditional Samoan dances
Entertainment includes traditional Samoan dances
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Boy Dancer
Boy Dancer
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Dancers
 
Dancer
 
Dancer
 
Dancers
 
Dancers
 
Dancers