National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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The National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office New Orleans/Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a National Weather Service office located in Slidell, Louisiana.[1]

NOAA Weather Radio[edit]

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The National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office New Orleans/Baton Rouge, Louisiana currently provides programming for 6 NOAA Weather Radio stations.

KHB-43 New Orleans[edit]

KHB43
City of license New Orleans, Louisiana
Broadcast area New Orleans metropolitan area
Frequency 162.550 MHz
Power 1,000 Watts
HAAT 502 M
Class C
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/lix
NOAA KHB-43 Query

KHB43 (Sometimes referred to as New Orleans All Hazards) is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves New Orleans metropolitan area and surrounding cities. It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in New Orleans. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following Parishes: Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, and Tangipahoa.

WXL-41 Buras[edit]

WXL41
City of license Buras, Louisiana
Broadcast area Extreme Southern New Orleans metropolitan area
Frequency 162.475 MHz
First air date August 17, 2005
Power 1,000 Watts
HAAT 240 M
Class C
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/lix
NOAA WXL-41 Query

WXL41 (sometimes referred to as Buras All Hazards) is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves the extreme southern part of the New Orleans metropolitan area and can be heard over 40 miles into the Gulf of Mexico. It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in Buras. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following Parishes: Jefferson, and Plaquemines.

History[edit]

Broadcasting activities of WXL41 began on August 17, 2005; when the NWS in New Orleans/Baton Rouge added a transmitter at Buras, giving residents in Southern Louisiana 24-hour access to their NOAA Weather/All Hazards Radio service. 24-Hour weather broadcasts at this transmitter include the marine, shipping and fishing forecasts for the Grand Isle, Leeville and Port Fourchon communities.[2] Less than 2 weeks later, WXL41's transmitter was knocked off the air by Hurricane Katrina. Service was later restored in early 2006 by a way of back-up generator until full power was restored.[3]

KHB-46 Baton Rouge[edit]

KHB46
City of license Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Broadcast area Baton Rouge metropolitan area
Frequency 162.400 MHz
Power 1,000 Watts
HAAT 436 M
Class C
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/lix
NOAA KHB-46 Query

KHB46 (sometimes referred to as Baton Rouge All Hazards) is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves the Baton Rouge Metro Area and surrounding cities. It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans, Louisiana with its transmitter located in Baton Rouge. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge, & West Feliciana Parishes in Louisiana; and Wilkinson County in Mississippi.

KIH-21 Gulfport[edit]

KIH21
City of license Gulfport, Mississippi
Broadcast area Biloxi-Gulfport-Pascagoula Metro
Frequency 162.400 MHz
Power 1,000 Watts
HAAT 78 M
Class C
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/lix
NOAA KIH-21 Query

KIH21 (sometimes referred to as Gulfport All Hazards) is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves the Biloxi-Gulfport-Pascagoula Metropolitan area as well as 40 miles into the Gulf of Mexico. It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast office in New Orleans/Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in the Gulfport, Mississippi. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following counties: George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, and Stone.

KIH-23 Morgan City[edit]

KIH23
City of license Morgan City, Louisiana
Broadcast area Morgan City / Eastern Lafayette Metro
Frequency 162.475 MHz
Power 1,000 Watts
HAAT 449 M
Class C
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/lix
NOAA KIH-23 Query

KIH23 (sometimes referred to as Morgan City All Hazards) is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves Morgan City and vicinity as well as part of the Lafayette Metro Area. It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in Morgan City. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following Parishes: Ascension, Assumption, Iberia, Iberville, Lafourche, St. James, Lower St. Martin, St. Mary, and Terrebonne.

History[edit]

KIH23's tower was destroyed by Hurricane Gustav during the Labor Day weekend in 2008. A temporary tower was in place at a lower height and power until a new transmitter was fully constructed on December 2008.[4]

WNG-521 Bogalusa[edit]

WNG521
City of license Bogalusa, Louisiana
Frequency 162.525 MHz
Power 1,000 Watts
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/lix
NOAA WNG-521 Query

WNG521 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that provides weather and hazard information for the following Parishes in Louisiana: Washington, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and St. Helena, as well as Pike, Walthall, Marion, Lamar, and Pearl River, counties in Mississippi.[5]

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