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Stormy Western U.S.

An active and complex weather pattern is in store this weekend through next week, as multiple storms track from West Coast to East Coast. The activity starts today as a vigorous system moves through north-central California into the Intermountain West with rain, perhaps a few thunderstorms and heavy mountain snow. This system will move into the Upper Midwest tomorrow with a swath of heavy snow. Read More >


NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts National Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day. The radio program broadcasts on frequencies 162.400 (channel 1), 162.450 (channel 3), 162.500 (channel 6) and 162.550 (channel 7) in the Hawaiian Islands. Weather radios can be purchased at local electronics stores, mail order catalogs and various other locations.

Station KBA99 serves Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, Lanai, and parts of the Big Island, from transmitters located on Oahu (KBA99 Mt. Kaala, 162.550 MHz; and WWF39 Hawaii Kai, 162.450 MHz) and on Kauai (WWG74 Kokee, 162.400 MHz).

Station WWG75 serves Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and parts of the Big Island, from a transmitter located on Maui (WWG75 Haleakala, 162.400 MHz).

Station WWG27 serves parts of the Big Island, from transmitters located on the Big Island (WWG27 South Point, 162.550 MHz; WWG76 Kulani Cone, 162.500 MHz and WZ2540 Kamuela, 162.500 MHz).

Station WZ2557 serves Kauai, from a transmitter in Lihue (WZ2557 Lihue, 162.450 MHz).

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