National Weather Service Paducah, Kentucky

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National Weather Service Paducah is a weather forecast office responsible for monitoring weather conditions for 58 counties in the states of Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri.[1] The Paducah office is relatively new compared to others, having been built in 1984.[2] The office is in charge of weather forecasts, warnings and local statements as well as aviation weather. It is also equipped with a WSR-88D (NEXRAD) radar, and an Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) that greatly increase the ability to forecast.[2]

NOAA Weather Radio[edit]

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National Weather Service Paducah Forecast Office in Paducah, Kentucky provides programming for 11 NOAA Weather Radio stations.

KXI52 McLeansboro[edit]

KXI52
CityMcLeansboro, Illinois
Frequency162.400 MHz
FormatWeather/Civil Emergency
Language(s)English
Power300 Watts
WebsiteKXI52

KXI52 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Gallatin, Hamilton, Saline & White counties in Illinois.[3]

WXM49 Marion[edit]

WXM49
CityMarion, Illinois
Broadcast areaSouthern Illinois
Frequency162.425 MHz
Language(s)English
Power1,000 Watts
WebsiteWXM49

WXM49 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Alexander, Franklin, Hardin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Massac, Saline, Union, & Williamson counties in Illinois as well as Ballard County in Kentucky.[4]

KIG76 Evansville[edit]

KIG76
CityEvansville, Indiana
Frequency162.550 MHz
Language(s)English
Power1,000 Watts
WebsiteKIG76

KIG76 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Edwards, Wabash & White counties in Illinois; Dubois, Gibson, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh & Warrick counties in Indiana; as well as Henderson & Union counties in Kentucky.[5]

KIH46 Mayfield[edit]

KIH46
CityMayfield, Kentucky
Frequency162.475 MHz
Language(s)English
Power1,000 Watts
WebsiteKIH46

KIH46 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Massac & Pope counties in Illinois; Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken & Trigg counties in Kentucky; Mississippi county in Missouri; as well as Henry & Weakley counties in Tennessee.[6]

KXI26 Hopkinsville[edit]

KXI26
CityHopkinsville, Kentucky
Frequency162.450 MHz
Language(s)English
Power300 Watts
WebsiteKXI26

KXI26 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Christian, Todd, & Trigg counties in Kentucky.[7]

KZZ61 Whitesville[edit]

KZZ61
CityWhitesville, Kentucky
Frequency162.475 MHz
Language(s)English
Power300 Watts
WebsiteKZZ61

KZZ61 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Perry & Spencer counties in Indiana; as well as Daviess, Hancock, & Ohio counties in Kentucky.[8]

WXJ91 Madisonville[edit]

WXJ91
CityMadisonville, Kentucky
Frequency162.525 MHz
Language(s)English
Power1,000 Watts
WebsiteWXJ91

WXJ91 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Henderson, Hopkins, Lyon, McLean, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg, Union & Webster counties in Kentucky.[9]

KXI66 Piedmont[edit]

KXI66
CityPiedmont, Missouri
Frequency162.425 MHz
Language(s)English
Power1,000 Watts
WebsiteKXI66

KXI66 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Butler, Carter, Reynolds, Ripley & Wayne counties in Missouri.[10]

KXI93 Cape Girardeau[edit]

KXI93
CityCape Girardeau, Missouri
Frequency162.550 MHz
Language(s)English
Power300 Watts
WebsiteKXI93

KXI93 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Mississippi, Perry & Scott counties in Missouri; as well as Alexander & Union counties in Illinois.[11]

WWG48 Doniphan[edit]

WWG48
CityDoniphan, Missouri
Frequency162.450 MHz
Language(s)English
Power1,000 Watts
WebsiteWWG48

WWG48 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Butler, Carter, Ripley & Wayne counties in Missouri.[12]

WXL47 Bloomfield[edit]

WXL47
CityBloomfield, Missouri
Broadcast areaSikeston, Missouri
Frequency162.400 MHz
Language(s)English
Power1,000 Watts
WebsiteWXL47

WXL47 broadcasts weather and hazard information for Butler, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Scott, Stoddard & Wayne counties in Missouri.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Office Info". National Weather Service Paducah. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Paducah History". National Weather Service Paducah. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  3. ^ KXI52 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 25, 2013
  4. ^ NOAA KZZ-81 Query NOAA.gov. Accessed December 25, 2013
  5. ^ KIG76 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 25, 2013
  6. ^ KIH46 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013
  7. ^ KXI26 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013
  8. ^ KZZ61 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013
  9. ^ WXJ91 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013
  10. ^ KXI66 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013
  11. ^ KXI93 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013
  12. ^ WWG48 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013
  13. ^ WXL47 NOAA.gov. Accessed December 26, 2013

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°04′07″N 88°46′21″W / 37.0685°N 88.7726°W / 37.0685; -88.7726