El Paso NOAA  Weather Radio Program

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The El Paso Area office operates two transmitters.

The El Paso Metropolitan Area Transmitter


The Las Cruces, NM Transmitter


Station I.D.

NOAA Weather Radio Station WXK25 broadcasts 24 hours a day from the NWS office at the Dona Ana County Airport in Santa Teresa, NM.  The transmitter for this station is located on Franklin Mountain in El Paso, TX.   Broadcast frequency is 162.475 mHZ, with an authorized power output of 100 Watts.  Effective listening distance from the transmitter location is approximately 40 miles, depending on topography.


Station I.D.

NOAA Weather Radio Station WXL91 broadcasts 24 hours a day from the NWS office at the Dona Ana County Airport in Santa Teresa, NM.   The transmitter for this station is located on "A" Mountain in Las Cruces, NM.  Broadcast frequency is 162.400mHZ, with an authorized power output of 100 Watts.  Effective listening distance from the transmitter location is approximately 40 miles, depending on topography.


Counties Alerted For :

wxk25 coverage area

Counties Alerted For :

wxl91 coverage area

When severe weather is occurring or immanent in any one of the blue counties above, the NWS will send out a toned alert over the El Paso transmitter.  This alert will activate specially built receivers to turn on with a loud audible alarm, followed by warning information.
When severe weather is occurring or immanent in any one of the blue counties above, the NWS will send out a toned alert over the Las Cruces transmitter.  This alert will activate specially built receivers to turn on with a loud audible alarm.  Warning information will then follow the alarm..

County Codes for SAME equipped receivers

County

FIPs Code

Frequency

El Paso

048141

162.475 MHz

Hudspeth

048229

162.475 MHz

Dona Ana

035013

162.400 MHz

Grant

035017

No coverage

Hidalgo

035023

No coverage

Luna

035029

No coverage

Otero

035035

162.400 MHz

Sierra

035051

162.400 MHz

Programming and Broadcast Products

The El Paso Metropolitan Area Transmitter


The Las Cruces, NM Transmitter


  • El Paso Metro forecast.
  • El Paso Extended forecast.
  • Special weather statements.
  • Severe weather watches.
  • Severe weather warnings and statements.
  • Hourly conditions around West Texas and New Mexico.
  • AM & PM Daily Climate Summaries.
  • Short-Term forecasts .
  • Recreational forecasts.
  • Station I.D.
  • Las Cruces & vicinity forecast.
  • Las Cruces Extended forecast.
  • Special weather statements.
  • Severe weather watches.
  • Severe weather warnings and statements.
  • Hourly conditions around West Texas and New Mexico.
  • Short-Term forecasts .
  • Recreational forecasts.
  • Station I.D.

 

 


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