Weather Radio in Washington (and Canada)

There are over 1,000 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio stations across the U.S. Twenty-two of these stations broadcast within Washington state.

NOAA Weather Radio in Washington
Locations and Frequencies

Washington NOAA Weather Radio Map


NOAA Weather Radio in Washington
Additional Sites (not shown)
Astoria, OR
162.400 MHz
Richland
162.450 MHz
Bonners Ferry, ID
162.500 MHz
Blaine
162.525 MHz
Seattle
162.550 MHz
Lewiston, ID
162.550 MHz
Cle Elum
162.400 MHz
Spokane
162.400 MHz
Portland, OR
162.550 MHz
Dayton
162.525 MHz
The Dalles, OR
162.400 MHz
Vancouver, BC
162.400 MHz
Forks/Mt Octopus
162.425 MHz
Upper Cowlitz Basin
162.425 MHz
Victoria, BC
162.400 MHz
Hermiston, OR (Plymouth)
162.425 MHz
Wenatchee
162.475 MHz
Abbotsford, BC
162.550 MHz
Neah Bay
162.550 MHz
Woodland
162.525 MHz
   
Okanogan
162.525 MHz
Yakima
162.550 MHz
 
 
Olympia
162.475 MHz
     
 
Pendleton, OR
162.400 MHz
       
Puget Sound Marine
162.425 MHz
   
 
 

Information from NOAA National Weather Service


County/City/Area SAME # NWR Transmitter Frequency Call Sign Watts
Adams 053001 Richland 162.450 WWF56 300
Asotin 053003 Lewiston, ID 162.550 WXK98 100
Benton 053005 Richland 162.450 WWF56 300
Benton 053005 Umatilla, OR 162.500 WWF57 300
Chelan 053007 Okanogan 162.525 WWF49 50
Chelan 053007 Wenatchee 162.475 WXM48 100
Clallam 053009 Forks 162.425 KXI27 330
Clallam 053009 Neah Bay 162.550 KIH36 330
Clallam 053009 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
Clark 053011 Davis Peak 162.525 WNG604 100
Clark 053011 Portland, OR 162.550 KIG98 330
Columbia 053013 Davis Peak 162.525 WNG604 100
Columbia 053013 Dayton 162.525 KZZ73 300
Cowlitz 053015 Davis Peak 162.525 WNG604 100
Cowlitz 053015 Portland, OR 162.550 KIG98 330
Douglas 053017 Okanogan 162.525 WWF49 50
Douglas 053017 Wenatchee 162.475 WXM48 100
Ferry 053019 Okanogan 162.525 WWF49 50  
Franklin 053021 Richland 162.450 WWF56 300
Garfield 053023 Dayton 162.525 KZZ73 300
Garfield 053023 Lewiston, ID 162.550 WXK98 100
Grant 053025 Okanogan 162.525 WWF49 50
Grant 053025 Richland 162.450 WWF56 300
Grant 053025 Wenatchee 162.475 WXM48 100
Grays Harbor 053027 Astoria 162.400 KEC91 300
Grays Harbor 053027 Forks 162.425 KXI27 330
Grays Harbor 053027 Olympia 162.475 WXM62 330
Island 053029 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
Jefferson 053031 Forks 162.425 KXI27 330
Jefferson 053031 Neah Bay 162.550 KIH36 330
Jefferson 053031 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
King 053033 Seattle 162.550 KHB60 100
Kitsap 053035 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
Kitsap 053035 Seattle 162.550 KHB60 100
Kittitas 053037 Cle Elum 162.400 WXN21 300  
Kittitas 053037 Wenatchee 162.475 WXM48 100
Kittitas 053037 Yakima 162.550 KIG75 300
Klickitat 053039 Richland 162.450 WWF56 300
Klickitat 053039 The Dalles 162.400 WXM34 300  
Lewis 053041 Olympia 162.475 WXM62 330
Lewis 053041 Randle 162.425 WZ2502 100
Lincoln 053043 Okanogan 162.525 WWF49 50  
Lincoln 053043 Spokane 162.400 WXL86 100
Mason 053045 Olympia 162.475 WXM62 330
Mason 053045 Seattle 162.550 KHB60 100
Okanogan 053047 Okanogan 162.525 WWF49 50
Pacific 053049 Astoria 162.400 KEC91 300
Pacific 053049 Forks 162.425 KXI27 330
Pacific 053049 Olympia 162.475 WXM62 330
Pend Oreille 053051 Spokane 162.400 WXL86 100
Pierce 053053 Olympia 162.475 WXM62 330
Pierce 053053 Seattle 162.550 KHB60 100
San Juan 053055 H Street - Blaine Area 162.525 KAD93 100
San Juan 053055 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
Skagit 053057 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
Skamania 053059 Portland, OR 162.550 KIG98 330
Skamania 053059 The Dalles 162.400 WXM34 300  
Snohomish 053061 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
Snohomish 053061 Seattle 162.550 KHB60 100
Spokane 053063 Bonners Ferry, ID 162.500 WWG99 100
Spokane 053063 Spokane 162.400 WXL86 100
Stevens 053065 Spokane 162.400 WXL86 100
Thurston 053067 Olympia 162.475 WXM62 330  
Wahkiakum 053069 Astoria 162.400 KEC91 300
Walla Walla 053071 Richland 162.450 WWF56 300
Walla Walla 053071 Spout Springs, OR 162.400 WXL95 300
Whatcom 053073 H Street - Blaine Area 162.525 KAD93 100
Whatcom 053073 Puget Sound Marine 162.425 WWG24 90
Whitman 053075 Dayton 162.525 KZZ73 300
Whitman 053075 Lewiston, ID 162.550 WXK98 100
Yakima 053077 Richland 162.450 WWF56 300
Yakima 053077 Yakima 162.550 KIG75 300

 

Each Weather Radio station in Washington tailors programming to meet the needs of those within the listening area. For instance, stations west of the Cascade mountains include marine programming while many stations in eastern Washington include programming for the mountainous areas.

Efforts to expand Weather Radio coverage to the remaining parts of Washington continue. If you are interested in a partnership to help expand NOAA Weather Radio in Washington state, please contact your local National Weather Service office:


Weatheradio in Canada

Weather Radio is also available in Canada on the same VHF-FM frequencies on Weatheradio Canada

British Columbia - Weatheradio Canada

Transmitter Site   

Frequency Operated by Washington Counties Covered

XLA-852 Abbotsford

162.550 MHz

Environment Canada Whatcom, San Juan

XMD-482 Castlegar

162.550 MHz

Environment Canada Pend Oreille, Stevens, Ferry

XMD-480 Kelowna

162.550 MHz

Environment Canada Okanogan, Ferry

XMD-481 Penticton

162.475 MHz

Environment Canada Okanogan, Ferry

Swartz Bay

1260 AM

Environment Canada Whatcom, Clallam, Jefferson

Ucluelet / Pacific Rim

1260 AM

Environment Canada Clallam

CFA-240 Vancouver

162.400 MHz

Environment Canada Clallam, San Juan, Whatcom

 

 


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