WXL86

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WXL86 [1]
Noaa all hazards.svg
City of license Spokane, Washington [2]
Broadcast area Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Western Montana [3]
Branding NOAA All Hazards Radio
Slogan The Voice Of The National Weather Service
Frequency 162.400 MHz [4]
Format Weather/Civil Emergency
Power 100 Watts [5]
Class C
Owner NOAA/National Weather Service
Website www.wrh.noaa.gov/otx

WXL86 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves all of Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Western Montana. It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast office in Spokane, Washington with its transmitter located at Mount Spokane near Spokane.

It can be heard across the Eastern Columbia Basin, The Spokane area, The Palouse, and the Northeast Mountains, as well as high points such as Steptoe Butte, Mission Ridge Ski Area and across portions of the Wenatchee area. At night, it can be heard in rural areas of the Central Columbia Basin [6] and Okanogan Highlands.

It broadcasts weather and hazard information for Adams, Asotin, Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens and Whitman counties in Washington; plus Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Idaho, Idaho, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone counties in Idaho; as well as Lincoln and Sanders counties in Montana.

County Coverage for WXL86 (SAME/FIPS Codes)[edit]

  • Adams, WA - 053001
  • Asotin, WA - 053003
  • Chelan, WA - 053007
  • Douglas, WA - 053017
  • Ferry, WA - 053019
  • Garfield, WA - 053025
  • Grant, WA - 053025
  • Lincoln, WA - 053043
  • Okanogan, WA - 053047
  • Pend Orielle, WA - 053051
  • Spokane, WA - 053063
  • Stevens, WA - 053065
  • Whitman, WA - 053075
  • Benewah,ID - 016009
  • Bonner,ID - 016017
  • Boundary,ID - 016021
  • Clearwater,ID - 016035
  • Idaho,ID - 016049
  • Kootenai,ID - 016055
  • Latah,ID - 016057
  • Lewis,ID - 016061
  • Nez Perce,ID - 016069
  • Shoshone,ID - 016079
  • Lincoln, MT - 030053
  • Sanders, MT - 030089

Related NOAA Weather Radio Stations[edit]

Serving any of the counties served by WXL86[edit]

  • WXM48 in Wenatchee, Washington - Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan Counties
  • WXK98 in Lewiston, Idaho - Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce in Idaho as well as Whitman, Asotin and Garfield Counties in Washington.
  • WWG99 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho - Spokane County, Washington plus Bonner, Boundary and Kootenai Counties in Idaho as well as Lincoln and Sanders Counties in Montana.
  • WWF56 in Richland, Washington - Adams County
  • KZZ73 in Dayton, Washington - Whitman and Garfield Counties

Other Stations Served by NWS Spokane[edit]

  • WXM48 in Wenatchee, Washington
  • WXK98 in Lewiston, Idaho
  • WWG99 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho

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